Pirates used AIS tracking app to identify ship to hijack

Malaysian authorities have come down hard on the hijacking gang took a Thai-flagged tanker earlier this month. Local reports said the mastermind behind the hijacking was given 16 years in jail for conspiracy to hijack while the 10 other Indonesians that were actually caught onboard in the hijack attempt were also jailed for 16 years […]

Remand extended against Indonesian pirates in tanker hijack

KUALA TERENGGANU: The remand against 10 Indonesian pirates and another person, believed to be the mastermind, for investigation into the attempted hijack of a tanker, MT MGT1 in waters off Terengganu recently, has been extended until Sept 21. The order to extend the remand was issued by Sessions/Magistare’s Court senior assistant registrar Noradila Abdul Latiff […]