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IMB ICC - Tug and Tow Fired Upon - Master wounded - Sabah Coast, Malaysia @IMB_Piracy @IMOHQ #piracy #marsec

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

 

 

 

IMB ICC - 191-18    
Tug / Barge    

 

05.12.2018: 1230 UTC: 
Posn : 05:38N – 118: 57E, Around 12nm NE of Sabah Coast, Malaysia.

 

Four armed persons in a speed boat approached and fired upon a tug towing an unladen barge resulting in the Master being shot in the leg. Alarm raised and distress message sent on VHF Ch 16. 

 

A Royal Malaysian Police boat responded and took the injured Master to hospital. Remaining crew safe.

 

 

For details of the alerts please go to ASKET Operations Piracy & Alerts Chart

 

 

 

 

 

 

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