Attempted Theft Aboard Bulk Carrier
November 22: An underway Marshall Island-flagged bulk carrier was boarded by five perpetrators armed with two long knives. They were were sighted in the engine room at 0522 LT in position 01:16.3N – 104:14.08E, approximately 4,4nm SSE of Tanjung Bulat, Malaysia. The crew immediately raised the alarm and the perpetrators escaped. The crew followed up with search for any missing items and perpetrators on board. Master confirmed no perpetrators on board and nothing stolen. The incident was reported to Singapore Vessel Traffic Information System (VTIS). The ship resumed her voyage.
Source: PGI Ltd