Duty oiler tied and ship's spares robbed off Singapore
On Oct 19,2019 at 5 p.m. the duty oiler of the "Nord Steel" on routine rounds onboard the bulk carrier was taken hostage by five robbers armed with a gun and knives in position 01:03.45N – 103:38.70E in the Singapore Strait. The robbers threatened the oiler and tied his hands. They then stole ship's spares and escaped. The oiler reported the incident to the OOW who raised the alarm and notified the Singapore VTS.
Singa Star have sold their Capesize “Nord Steel” 180/2007 Imabari Saijo, Japan (DD 07/2020) to Chinese buyers at a price of USD 17,75 millUpload News