The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued an Incident Alert reporting that at 1845 hours local on 30 August, five men (two armed with machine guns) attempted to board a bulk carrier anchored just west of Pulau Nipa in the Singapore Strait. The men aborted the boarding when the ship’s master raised the alarm. This is the third incident in these waters during 2009. (8/30/09).
(Source: Bryant’s Maritime News)