Tag: Singapore

  • MMEA ship detentions

    Malaysia: MMEA Johor detains two vessels in illegal ship-to-ship bunker transfer The Johor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Tuesday (6 October) said it detained two vessels […]

  • ASG hostage killed

    An Indonesian fisherman held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf group has died following a shootout between the Philippines security force and militants in the coastal town of Patikul in Sulu […]

  • Singapore Plans to Restructure MSTF To Tackle Piracy in Strait

    February 03: The Singapore Minister of Defence was asked: (a) what new tactics have been designed by those responsible for the rise in actual and attempted piracy and robbery cases […]

  • 16th Maritime Security & Costal Surveillance Event

    Today’s maritime security needs have become highly sophisticated and multi-dimensional with the exponential rise in maritime terrorism, drug trafficking, piracy and other non-traditional seaborne attacks. Technological advancements and modernisation are […]

  • Boarding and Attempted Theft on Underway Tanker in Singapore Straits

    October 24, 21:15 UTC: Alert crew onboard a tanker underway in the Singapore Strait (posn: 01:03.0N – 103:38.0E) noticed four robbers on deck and raised the alarm. Hearing the alerted […]

  • Singapore Authorities Arrest 11 Men for Illegal MGO Transaction

    November 03: Singapore’s Police Coast Guard (PCG), in a joint operation with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), has arrested 11 men for their suspected involvement in an […]

  • Singapore, US Navies Sharpen Combat Interoperability at ‘Pacific Griffin’

    October 02: Key Points: Navies of Singapore and the United States have begun a series of complex warfighting exercises off the coast of Guam The exercise provides Singapore with the […]

  • $250 Million of Cocaine Seized at South Korean Port of Taean

    August 28: Police said Wednesday that they have seized more than 100 kilograms of cocaine smuggled into the Port of Taean. According to the Korea Coast Guard, police found 100.764kg […]

  • US Navy Deploys Littoral Combat Ship USS Montgomery to Singapore

    July 09: The US Navy has deployed its Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Montgomery (LCS 8) to Singapore as part of a rotational deployment to the Indo-Pacific area of operations. […]

  • Singapore Opens Maritime Cybersecurity Operations Centre (MSOC)

    May 20: The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has opened a Maritime Cybersecurity Operations Centre (MSOC). Operated by ST Engineering in its hub, MSOC will conduct 24/7 monitoring […]