The 'Aconcagua Bay' was boarded by at least three perpetrators, who stole two paint boxes, at Takoradi anchorage on Sep 19, 2022. The alarm was raised and the Takoradi port security called. The ship sailed from the Takoradi anchorage again on Sep 20.
On Sep 14, 2022, at 12.05 a.m. UTC three armed robbers boarded the 'Martina' 18 nautical miles south of Conakry in pos. 9 12 55 N, 13 46 27 W. Despite a freeboard of 5,3 meters, the intruders managed to get on board, while two more pirates remained in a motorboat. The ship's crew managed to seek shelter in the citadel, which was why the heavily armed men failed to take hostages. However, they emptied the ship of all valuables before leaving the ship again. There were no armed guards on board the vessel which had left Conakry on Sep 8 and was anchored until the attack. It sustained some damage to navigational equipment by the assailants.
About 10 perpetrators in wooden sampans came alongside and boarded the barge 'LKH 2882' which was being towed by the 'HK Tug 9' (IMO: 9767120), in pos. 01 19 32 N, 104 18 30 E, in the eastbound lane of the Singapore Strait on Sep 17, 2022, at 10.25 a.m. UTC. The tug's crew noticed the perpetrators were stealing the cargo from the barge and raised the alarm. The incident was informed to Singapore Vessel Traffic Information System (VTIS), and a patrol boat was sent to investigate. Seeing the patrol boat, the perpetrators fled the barge and escaped with stolen cargo.
The barge 'Sung Fatt 36', 1826 gt, which was being towed by the 'Sung Fatt 31', was boarded by at least 11 perpetrators in position 001 12 41 N, 103 32 37 E, while transiting the westbound lane of the Singapore Strait on Sep 7, 2022, at 3.25 p.m. UTC. The tug master reported that the perpetrators stole scrap metal from the barge. The crew was safe and accounted for. The vessels did not require any assistance and continued their voyage to Penang with an ETA as of Sep 12.
The 'Aconcagua Bay' was boarded by at least three perpetrators who stole two paint boxes at the Takoradi anchorage, Ghana, in position 04 54 15 N, 001 41 45 W, on Sep 19, 2022, between 12.50 and 0250 a.m. LT. The alarm was raised and the Takoradi port security was called to provide an intervention. The crew was safe.