Incidents Against Ships Reported Off Bintan Island, Indonesia: ReCAAP

approximate location of the 20 incidents occured in singapore strait

In June 2021, five incidents occurred to ships while underway off Tanjung Pergam, Bintan Island, Indonesia. The incidents occurred on 2 Jun, 5 Jun, 26 Jun (two incidents) and 30 Jun, and in close proximity to each other in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) in the Singapore Strait.

In two of the five incidents, the perpetrators were armed with knives. There was no confrontation with the crew in both incidents. The perpetrators were sighted in the engine room in three of...

Leave a Comment

Join Our Newsletter
Enter your email to receive a weekly round-up of shipping news.