Eight Persons Steal 20kg Steel From Barge in TSS of Singapore Strait
February 07, 12:00 LT: While the tug boat SUNG FATT 27 (IMO #8790871), towing the barge SUNG FATT 32, was en route from Port Klang, Malaysia to Kuching, East Malaysia, four small wooden boats approached the barge, which carried construction materials. Eight unauthorized persons boarded the barge, stole about 20kg of steel construction material and escaped. The crew was not injured. Approx. position 1°3.37’N, 103°34.78’E; about 9.4 nm east of Karimun Besar Island, Indonesia in the eastbound lane of the TSS in the Singapore Strait.