Tug used in hijacking identified

Five suspects remain at large.

Tug in Orkim Harmony hijacking identified

Crystal Chan

The Indonesian navy said it has identified a tug used to hijack Malaysian-flagged tanker Orkim Harmony in June 2015.

The tug was identified as Meulaboh, and was found abandoned near Pulau Seloko off Batam around 10:00 h by the Indonesian Navy’s Western Fleet Command’s (KOARMABAR) Quick Response team.

This was revealed by KOARMABAR commander AR Taufiq in a press conference on 30 June.

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Source: ihsmaritime360.com

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