Pirates Thwarted in Strait of Singapore

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued an Incident Alert stating that a product tanker transiting the Strait of Singapore was attacked by pirates in five of six small boats. The tanker activated its security alarm and general alarm, engaged in evasive maneuvers, and shined bright lights on the attackers, who broke off after 30 minutes. (12/28/09).

(Source: Bryant’s Maritime News)

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