Incidents reported by the IMB since the last report:
Posn: 03:06N - 007:07E, Around 76nm South of Bonny, Nigeria.
Armed pirates attack and boarded an oil tanker underway. Nineteen crew were identified as missing. The vessel Owners notified the Nigerian Navy and MRCC for assistance. Remaining crew sailed the tanker to a safe area.
Posn: 01:17.79N - 104:20.47E, Singapore Straits.
While underway, a duty engine crew onboard a bulk carrier was confronted by robbers armed with knives. The robbers threatened the crew with a knife and attempted to take him hostage. The crew managed to escape and raised the alarm resulting in the crew mustering. Seeing the alerted crew the robbers escaped without stealing anything. Master reported the incident to VTIS.
A patrol boat was dispatched to the location. Vessel and crew are safe.
For the latest reports go to the IMB Piracy Reporting Center