Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Singapore Tug, Hijacked in Malaysia, Located at Dinagat Island Philippines

A Singapore flagged tug boat, with Indonesian crew was hijacked off of Malaysian and found in the Philippines. Dinagat island is just North East of Mindanao. That is a far distance from Malaysia or Singapore. The Tug was en-route to Cambodia.

The dangers of the tug towage operation is apparent, when operating at a speed of about 5 knots.


  1. Any word on her crew?

  2. All crew except one, was rescued from an adrift ;ife boat, The one crew member is still missing.