Crude Oil Tanker Experiences Suspicious Approach in Singapore Straits

March 09, 01:15 LT: During transit through Singapore strait the Crude Oil Tanker MT ANNE (IMO #9722936) was reportedly approached by a fast boat at her stern in position 01°14.9N, 104°04.00 E , at a speed of 9 to 10 knots. The fast boat remained in her trail (on the right part of the trail) and was visible with the moon light following the vessel at short distance (approx 100 metres). After having started the fire pump (water spray on aft station) and switched on lights on the poop deck, the boat escaped in direction of Indonesian coast. Singapore VTIS East have been advised upon the alert.

Source: IFC

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