Crude oil tanker attacked, robbed in Singapore Strait

Dec. 16, 2017 at 05:41 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

Aframax KORO SEA was attacked by pirates in Singapore Strait abeam of Changi Airport, Singapore, at around 2000 LT Dec 13, while under way in eastern direction, en route from Saudi Arabia to China. Four pirates armed with knives boarded tanker, which apparently has low freeboard being in full load, and came into engine room, assaulting duty oiler. Alarm was raised, pirates fled with some stolen engine spare parts. Oiler was slightly injured.

IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this vessel as having an ‘green’ risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 33% (09-MAR-17), compared to the fleet average 34.8%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.
Red: Poorest performing; Amber: Average value; Green: Good indicator.

Crude oil tanker attacked, robbed in Singapore Strait

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