Tanker incident in Malacca Strait

Feb 13 2020

On Feb 9 crew on tanker Swarna Jayanti found a "perpetrator" in the engine room. Some valves (engine spares) were reported missing). The crew were not injured.

It follows a similar incident on Feb 9, when crew on bulk carrier New Spirit found six perpetrators armed with knives in the engine room. The master mustered the crew in the bridge and accounted for all of them. No perpetrators were found and nothing was reported stolen.


A full report was submitted to Singapore's ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (link below).




ReCAAP alerts page - see Feb 9 2020

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