Incidents reported by the IMB since the last report:
0001 UTC: Posn: 03:42.6S - 114:25.2E, Taboneo Anchorage, Indonesia.
Duty crew onboard an anchored bulk carrier noticed the lock at the bosun store broken and ship's properties stolen. The incident was reported to Port Control and local agent.
Around 1200 UTC: Around 4nm NW of Tambisan, Lahad Datu, Malaysia.
A fishing vessel was attacked by six armed persons in a grey coloured speed boat. Malaysian Authorities managed to locate and intercept the fishing vessel. Three crews were found safe on the vessel. The remaining five crews were reported kidnapped.
2057 UTC: Posn: 03:38.0N – 006:40.2E, Around 52nm SW of Bonny, Nigeria.
Five armed pirates in a small craft approached a tanker underway. Alarm raised and evasive manoeuvres commenced. Armed security team onboard the tanker fired warning shots resulting in the pirates returning fire and then aborting the approach and moving away.
For the latest reports go to the IMB Piracy Reporting Center