Pirates attack two capesizes and an aframax vessels in Singapore Strait

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Three pirates' attacks occurred in the same area of the Singapore Strait for the period 6th- 10th March, according to ReCAAP. Concerning is the vessels' sizes – capesize bulk carrier and tanker and an aframax tanker.
  

On March 6 at around 5:15, Sea Voyager, aframax tanker, was boarded by four men near Pulau Karimun Kecil. The robbers were with a fishing boat. They were wearing only t-shirts and short pants. The pirates approached Sea Voyager at the  starboard quarter side's stern area. The robbers were armed with knives. The crew noticed the invaders and sounded the vessel's alarm. Upon hearing it, the pirates fled back in their boat. None of the crew members was injures and they did not manage to steal anything. Sea Voyager is managed by ST Shipping&Transport PTE (Singapore), registered in the Marshall Islands with 107,506 DWT. The aframax tanker was built in 2009 with IMO 9408310. 

On March 6 at around 5:40, Orpheas, capesize tanker, was boarded by five men near Pulau Karimun Kecil. The invaders were armed with knives. They stole some spares for the engine and did not injure anyone. Orpheas is managed by Liquimar Tankers Management (Greece), registered in Liberia with 167,282 DWT. The capesize tanker was built in 2007 with IMO 9318149.

On March 10 at around 1:50, Cape Veni, capesize bulk carrier, was boarded by four men in the east bound of TSS (south-west of Pulau Nipa). The robbers were with a small boat and armed with knives. They fled after hearing the vessel's alarm.  None of the crew members was injures and they did not manage to steal anything. Cape Veni is manged by Seascope Shipping Agency LTD (Greece), registered in Cyprus with 173,764 DWT. The capesize bulk carrier was built in 2007 with IMO 9344485.