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.

Source: ICC