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Vessel Robbed Off Port Klang 12 August 2019

Date Time: 12/08/2019 13:52:00 UTC
Area: Asia
Status: PIRATE_ATTACK
Lat: 1°13'66 N
Lon: 103°30'8 E


Detail: [Boarding/Robbery] Whilst underway to Port Klang from Sarawak, an unknown number of perpetrators boarded Malaysia-flagged barge, towed by Malaysia-flagged tug boat from a small boat at 2051 LT in position 01:13.66N - 103:30.08E, approx 4.3nm South of Tanjung Piai, Johor, Malaysia. They stole some scrap metal and ropes from the barge before escaping. The master raised the alarm and reported the incident to Singapore’s VTIS via the VHF. The crew was safe. Reported (ReCAAP) 12 Aug.


Source:
UNID: 5790
Action: NEW
Reported By: OL BRAVO

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