Pirates board two vessels off Indonesia

ReCAAP issues alert following armed robberies.

Pirates board two vessels off Indonesia

Titus Zheng

Two vessels were boarded by sea robbers in succession off Indonesia, according to a report from Singapore-headquartered anti-piracy watchdog, ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC).

First, a Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier, Capetan Giorgis, was boarded by four men while it was under way at approximately 3.8 n miles off Tanjung Sengkuang, Batam, at 01:00 h local time on 21 March.

However, the crew was unharmed and nothing onboard the 76,447 dwt vessel was reported missing.

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Source: ihsmaritime360.com

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