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Incidents against Ships in the Eastbound Lane of Singapore Strait

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Incidents against Ships in the Eastbound Lane of Singapore Strait

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre today issued Incident Alert 6/2020 – Incidents against Ships in the Eastbound Lane of Singapore Straits:

  • During 25 – 26 October 2020three incidents of armed robbery against ships occurred on board ships while underway in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) in the Singapore Strait
  • The incidents occurred within intervals of two hours and in close proximity to each other
  • With these three incidents, a total of six incidents were reported on board ships in the eastbound lane of the TSS during 11-26 October 2020 so far
  • It is the highest number of incidents reported in one month compared to the previous months of 2020 (January-September)
  • In all six incidents, there was no confrontation between the perpetrators and the crew
  •  One lifebuoy and some welding rods were stolen in one incident, and nothing was stolen in the other five incidents
  • With the six incidents in October, a total of 28 incidents have been reported in the Singapore Strait since January 2020, of which

o   24 incidents occurred in the eastbound lane of the TSS

o   One incident in the westbound lane of the TSS

o   Two incidents in the precautionary area

o   One incident just outside (south) of the TSS

 

 

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