Posted on May 15, 2019 by Ilias Kiritsis

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was robbed while anchored at Lubuk Gaung Anchorage, Indonesia.

Indonesia Piracy May 11th 2019

Category: Boarding/Robbery

Date: 11th of May

Location: Lubuk Gaung Anchorage, Dumai Port, Indonesia

Position:  01:42.76N – 101:26.62E


A bulk carrier was boarded during the morning hours of May the 11th, while anchored at the Lubuk Gaung Anchorage, Dumai Port, Indonesia. At approximately 10:00 am UTC, robbers boarded the bulk carrier unnoticed, and managed to successfully escape with spare engine parts. The crew noticed the robbery when they went into the engine room and found the spare parts room broken into. The alarm was raised and a search was carried out throughout the ship.

Vessel & crew are considered safe. 


ARX Maritime provide commercial risk management for vessels trading in high-risk areas, making sure that vessels adopt and implement the best risk management practices.

As part of this service, ARX Maritime have designed the ABaC (anti-boarding and climbing) system. An anti-piracy barrier solution that denies pirates from boarding vessels that are vulnerable to attack in areas of high risk. The ARX ABaC system is designed to repel grappling hooks and ladders, significantly increasing the chances of company vessels and crew surviving unwanted pirate aggression. The ARX ABaC system is easily installed and provides a cost-effective alternative to razor wire.

Posted in Security , Indonesia , Robbery , Asia , Piracy

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