Attempted Theft Aboard Chemical Tanker at Tanjung Uban Anchorage, Indonesia
August 07, 03:00 LT: While at anchor at Tanjung Uban anchorage , Pulau Bintan, three perpetrators using grappling hooks attempted to board the chemical tanker SG PEGASUS (IMO #9494876) from a small craft with outboard engine. Upon sighting of the perpetrators, the crew sounded the ship’s horn and general alarm. The perpetrators subsequently aborted the attempt. The crew was safe and nothing was stolen. The incident was reported to the local port authority.