Vessel Robbed Off Indonesia 15 July 2019
Date Time: 15/07/2019 20:30:00 UTC
Lat: 1°10'23 N
Lon: 103°39'9 E
Detail: [Boarding/Robbery] Underway Malaysia-flagged tug boat and barge carrying scrap metal bound for Penang, Malaysia boarded at 0430 LT in position 01:10.23N - 103:39.09E, about 0.6nm West of North Nipa Beacon, Indonesia, in the westbound lane of the TSS of the Singapore Strait, master of tug boat reported to the Singapore Vessel Traffic Information System (VTIS) that his crew spotted some perpetrators boarding the barge, Sung Fatt 36 from an unknown number of sampans. The perpetrators stolen some scrap metal and escaped via the sampans. There was no confrontation between the perpetrators and the crew. Singapore Police Coast Guard and Republic of Singapore Navy notified. Reported (ReCAAP) 16 Jul.
Reported By: OL BRAVO