Pirate Attack Singapore Straits 22 December 19
DateTime: 22/12/2019 06:10:00 UTC
Lat: 1°14’90 N
Lon: 104°7’18 E
Detail: [Boarding/Robbery] LATE Report | Two sampans with unknown number of perpetrators came alongside underway barge towed by Singapore-flagged tug at 1410 LT in position 01:14.90N - 104:07.18E, Eastbound lane of TSS, Singapore Strait. Robbers boarded the barge and stole some scrap metal on board. Master reported the incident to Singapore Vessel Traffic Information System (VTIS) and sailed into Singapore Territorial Waters (STW). Singapore Police Coast Guard and Republic of Singapore Navy assisted to chase away the sampans. Crew safe. Reported (ReCAAP) 22 Dec.