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  • 3 April 2019

    The robbers escaped with stolen ship’s stores.

  • 2 September 2015

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has reported that one of its Fearless-class patrol vessels disrupted a sea robbery on a Malaysian-flagged tugboat Permata 1 in the eastern approaches of the Singapore Strait in the morning hours of Tuesday, September 1. RSN also said that in close collaboration with the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) and the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement […]

  • 2 September 2015

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has reported that one of its Fearless-class patrol vessels disrupted a sea robbery on a Malaysian-flagged tugboat Permata 1 in the eastern approaches of the Singapore Strait in the morning hours of Tuesday, September 1. RSN also said that in close collaboration with the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) and the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Another anchored bulk carrier was boarded by robbers on July 24, as three culprits climbed aboard the ship which was in the Indonesian Samarinda Anchorage at the time of the incident, according to data provided by the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC). Duty crew on routine rounds noticed the robbers, which approached the vessel […]

  • 9 October 2018

    Maersk Newbury was boarded by pirates while transiting under pilot at Guayaquil River in Ecuador.

  • 6 September 2017

    A crew member of a crude oil tanker was taken hostage by five armed robbers who boarded the vessel on September 1 while anchored at Puerto La Cruz Anchorage, Venezuela. According to a report from IMB’s piracy reporting centre, the five robbers approached the tanker in a small fishing boat armed with pistols, knives and […]

  • 10 January 2019

    IMB Piracy Reporting Centre: Armed robbers attacked two tankers off the coast of Nigeria on January 7.

  • 9 January 2017

    A bulk carrier was boarded by robbers on January 8, 2017, as five persons climbed aboard the ship which was in Indonesian Muara Berau Anchorage at the time of the incident, according to data provided by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB). The robbers took a duty crewman hostage and tied him […]

  • 2 October 2015

    A chemical tanker was boarded by pirates on Thursday, October 1st while en route some 1.5 nautical miles north-northeast off Sandakan, Malaysia, the International Maritime Bureau’s ICC informed. “Two robbers boarded a tanker via the anchor chain. Alert crew spotted the robbers and raised the alarm, resulting in the robbers abandoning the collected stolen items and […]

  • 2 October 2015

    A chemical tanker was boarded by pirates on Thursday, October 1st while en route some 1.5 nautical miles north-northeast off Sandakan, Malaysia, the International Maritime Bureau’s ICC informed. “Two robbers boarded a tanker via the anchor chain. Alert crew spotted the robbers and raised the alarm, resulting in the robbers abandoning the collected stolen items and […]

  • 26 March 2019

    Three robbers armed with knives boarded a crude oil tanker off Venezuela. 

  • 1 February 2018

    Two robbers armed with knives injured a bosun of an anchored bulk carrier.

  • 13 July 2016

    A number of robbers boarded an anchored Indian-registered bulk carrier, Vishva Nidhi, unnoticed and escaped with ship’s properties on July 10, according to data from the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC). At the time of the incident, the 57,144 dwt bulker was anchored in the Indonesian Taboneo Anchorage, where it arrived on July 4, according to Marine Traffic’s […]

  • 22 September 2016

    Six robbers armed with guns boarded and fired upon the duty crew on board a container ship at Conakry anchorage, Guinea, on Wednesday, September 21, according to IMB. The vessel’s Master activated the SSAS alert, raised the alarm and locked the accommodation. The robbers, however, gained access into the ship by breaking the bridge wing […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For the period January-March (1st quarter) of 2013, a total of 28 incidents comprising 27 actual incidents and one attempted incident were reported in Asia. Of the 27 actual incidents, five were Category 2 (moderately significant) incidents, eight were Category 3 (less significant) incidents and 14 were petty theft incidents (minimum significant). No Category 1 […]

  • 14 April 2015

    Nigerian navy thwarted a pirate attack in Lagos over the weekend targeting a product tanker loaded with petroleum bound for Nigeria. A group of ten men in two speed boats followed the tanker and managed to board the ship identified as MT Imas. The crew managed to send request for assistance before being overpowered by the pirate gang. A […]

  • 25 August 2017

    Robbers have boarded a tanker and stole some oil from the ship while it was anchored at Lagos General Purpose Anchorage, Nigeria. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of August 19, according to a report by ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB). As informed, alert duty watch keepers onboard the bridge of the product […]

  • 25 August 2016

    Two crew members from a bulk carrier were taken hostage and beaten when a group of armed robbers boarded their vessel some 5.5 nautical miles south of Conakry, Guinea, according to the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) piracy reporting center. Seven robbers armed with guns and knives boarded the bulker on August 24, while the vessel was anchored in the […]

  • 5 November 2014

    There has been significant trend change in terms of the number of incidents reported within the nine-month period from January to September 2014, according to third quarterly report issued by ReCAAP’s Information Sharing Center (ICS). Based on the report, a total of 129 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    An anchored heavy lift vessel was boarded by six robbers armed with machine guns and knives in the Conakry Anchorage, Guinea, according to data from the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC). During the attack, which occurred on July 3, the robbers attacked the duty ordinary seaman causing injuries and took the second officer hostage. IMB PRC […]

  • 30 September 2016

    Six robbers armed with guns boarded and fired upon the duty crew onboard an anchored containership while the vessel was at the Conakry Anchorage in Guinea, according to the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) piracy reporting center. The Master activated the SSAS alert, raised the alarm and locked the accommodation, however, the robbers gained access into the ship […]

  • 25 July 2014

    The trend of incidents involving siphoning of fuel/oil from product and oil tankers at sea is not new. Statistics for Jan-Jul of 2014 reveal that the occurrence of such incidents took place more frequently compared to the annual numbers reported in the past three years (2011-2013), piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC said in a report.   […]