Pirates attacked tug in Singapore Strait

Sept. 2, 2015 at 04:41 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

Pirates attacked tug Permata 1 in Singapore Strait at 0907 LT Sep 1, and boarded the vessel. Crew managed to alert Singapore’s Traffic Control Centre, which contacted Singapore Navy's (RSN's) Maritime Security Task Force (MSTF). MSTF sent a warship RSS Resilience, pirates fled at the sight of Navy ship towards Indonesian waters, and were intercepted and arrested later by either Indonesian or Malaysian forces. Pirates stole some property, which was recovered. Tug safely returned to Singapore.

Pirates attacked tug in Singapore Strait

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