02 Jun '14, 2am

Pirates free Indonesia-bound Thai tanker after cargo theft - Channel News Asia

Pirates free Indonesia-bound Thai tanker after cargo theft - Channel News Asia

KUALA LUMPUR: Pirates have released an Indonesian-bound Thai tanker after stealing its oil cargo, in the latest attack in Southeast Asian waters, the International Maritime Bureau said Monday. MT Orapin 4, with 14 crew on board, arrived at Sri Racha Port in Thailand on Sunday, the IMB's Kuala Lumpur-based Piracy Reporting Centre said. The diesel oil tanker had lost contact with its owner after departing Singapore Tuesday on its way to Pontianak on Indonesia's Kalimantan. "Pirates hijacked and stole the tanker's oil cargo onboard and destroyed the communication equipment. The crew and vessel are safe," the centre said in a brief release. Noel Choong, the centre's head, said they were still investigating the circumstances of the hijacking, including the exact location. Pirates have attacked a number of vessels in waters off Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia recently. In Apri...

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