Armed robbers boarded on Crude Oil Tanker – Singapore Straits
Date: 18-10-2019, 1507 UTC / Posn: 01:05.1N – 103:42.3E
Location detail: Singapore Straits
Type of Vessel: Crude Oil Tanker / Type of Attack: Boarded
Five robbers armed with knives and crowbars boarded a tanker underway and entered the engine room. Duty Engine crew noticed the robbers and raised the alarm, resulting in the robbers escaping without stealing anything. Incident reported to Singapore VTIS.