Tag: Singapore Strait

Rise in ship robberies in Singapore Straits, calls for better security measures

Singapore—A sharp rise in the number of robberies that occurred in the Singapore Strait over the past year has resulted in a call for better ways to ensure the safety of ships passing those waters. In 2018, there were only seven such robbery incidents. Last...

Pirates board 6 ships in 6 days in the Singapore Strait

Singapore — Another vessel in the Singapore Strait was targeted by pirates on Christmas Day, after three similar incidents last Friday (Dec 20) and two on Monday (Dec 23), according to an update from the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC). ReCAAP is the Regional Cooperation Agreement...

Pirates target 5 ships over 4 days in the Singapore Strait

Singapore — Three ships were attacked by pirates in the Singapore Strait on Friday (Dec 20) and two more yesterday (Dec 23). On Friday, the ReCAAP ISC (Information Sharing Centre) had issued a warning concerning piracy incidents involving vessels under way specifically in the eastbound lane of...

Chemical tanker collides with cable ship along Singapore Strait

Chemical tanker Antea collided with an undersea cable and pipe-laying ship MV Star Centurion, causing the latter to capsize in the Indonesian Waters some 10 nautical miles north of Berakit, Bintan island, eastern Singapore Strait waters on June 13. Chemical tanker Antea left Singapore early...