01 Apr '11, 6am

Any divers going to Tioman this weekend? Be careful

SINGAPORE - Pirates armed with parangs swooped on Marina 26, a S$5.8 million tugboat last Tuesday just 22km off the coast of Pulau Tioman, a dive spot popular among Singaporeans. More than 10 pirates - mainly Indonesians - took charge of the tugboat and a barge it was pulling. The tugboat and barge are owned by Indonesian shipping company PT Pelnas Bahtera Bestari Shipping. The director of the shipping company, Miss Tresya, an avid diver who frequents Pulau Tioman, contacted MediaCorp with news of the incident - to warn Singaporeans of the "potential danger". Noting that "many Singaporeans dive off Tioman and those who own vessels go there often", Miss Tresya said: "We hope to alert vessel owners and the relevant authorities to the piracy problems around our region which we feel have been neglected. The fact that this incident happened close to the coast of a populated are...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110401-0000010/Pi...

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