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Vessel Boarded Off Malaysia 30 May 2019

Date Time: 30/05/2019 15:30:00 UTC

Area: Asia

Status: PIRATE_ATTACK

Lat: 1°13’25 N

Lon: 103°32’75 E

Detail: [Boarding/Robbery] LATE Report | Underway Malaysia-flagged tug boat towing barge was en route from Tawau, Malaysia to Penang, Malaysia, when the master of the tug boat reported to Singapore Vessel Traffic Information System (VTIS) via VHF that an unknown number of perpetrators had boarded the barge at 2230 LT in position 01:13.25N - 103:32.75E, approx 3.4nm SE of Tanjung Piai (Westbound TSS Singapore Strait). The perpetrators escaped in a small craft, with some small tools stolen from the barge. Reported (ReCAAP) 30 May.

UNID: 5744

Action: NEW

Reported By: OL CHARLIE

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