Tag: tug

  • Successful Boarding of Dredger Being Towed off Nipa, Indonesia – No Injuries/Theft

    April 24: On 24 Apr 19 at about 0510 hrs, a Cyprus-registered tug boat, Union Topaz towing a backhoe dredger, Magnor was underway at approximately 5 nm west-north-west of Nipa […]

  • Hostage rescued from ASG

    Army says militants were pressured to free kidnapped engineer after non-stop four-day military operation. Philippines: Tugboat engineer rescued from Abu Sayyaf By Roy Ramos The chief engineer of a tugboat […]

  • Palm oil tanker hit by pirates

    MMEA not calling event hijacking, even though crew lost control of vessels. Pirates abscond with RM15m of palm oil BINTULU: A tugboat (Ever Ocean Silk) and a barge (Ever Giant) […]

  • Hostage escapes ASG terrorists

    Residents of Jolo Island found him tangled in nets close to shore. Indonesian crewman swims to freedom from militants in Philippines An Indonesian tugboat crewman escaped from his Islamist militant […]

  • Still no word on crew kidnap

    No word on ransom demand. Sabah still has no leads on missing 5 Malaysian sailors Sabah authorities said it has no confirmation whether the Filipino militant group Abu Sayyaf was […]

  • Fresh kidnaps off Malaysia

    Malaysian police confirm unidentified gunmen seized Indonesians from boat off eastern state Malaysia: 3 Indonesians kidnapped off east Sabah By P Prem Kumar Police confirmed Sunday that three Indonesian nationals […]

  • Indo Sailors Recount Hijacking

    Crew taken by Abu Sayyaf Group. Indonesian Sailors Recount Hijacking On that sweltering afternoon, June 20, 2016, Tugboat Charles 001 was sailing at normal speed in the waters between Jolo […]

  • Hijack off Malaysia

    Second hijacking for cargo this year. Barge carrying 3,900 tonnes of palm oil from Bintulu robbed Raymond Tan SIBU: A tugboat towing a barge with a crew of nine carrying […]

  • Sayyaf snatches 4 sailors

    Third abduction in recent weeks. Sayyaf suspects snatch 4 sailors Francisco Tuyay AN Indonesian sailor was shot and wounded while four of his compatriots were abducted by suspected Abu Sayyaf […]

  • Singapore Warship Foils Attack

    City-state scores victory amid rising incidents in the region. How Did a Singapore Warship Foil a Pirate Attack? By Prashanth Parameswaran A Singapore navy vessel successfully disrupted a sea robbery […]