Information Fusion Centre (IFC), a regional Maritime Security centre hosted by the Republic of Singapore Navy, on Wednesday (24 August) released a shipping advisory, which was shared to Manifold Times, on enforcement efforts by Indonesian authorities against illegal anchoring by merchant ships off Tanjung Berakit Waters, Indonesia:
The IFC received information from the Indonesian authorities on the enforcement efforts against illegal anchoring in the east of Tanjung Berakit from the period of Jan to Jul 2022, which resulted in 10 foreign merchant ships (5 cargo and 5 tanker vessels) detained.
Based on the investigation by the local authorities, the following are the findings for the illegal anchoring incidents:
The Indonesian authorities has released the following designated anchorage area for Tanjung Berakit to mitigate confusion on the anchorage areas:
The IFC recommends the shipping community to adopt the following measures before anchoring:
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