Attempted Theft Aboard Tanker Underway in Singapore Straits
December 24, 16:20 UTC: Five unauthorized persons boarded a product tanker underway in the Singapore Straits (approx. position 01:09N, 103:29E). The Second Engineer discovered the persons, and raised the alarm. Crew mustered, and the persons disembarked without stealing anything. The tanker then proceeded to Sudong Special anchorage where Singapore coast guard personnel boarded the tanker for inspection. All crew are reported safe.