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Latest News About Orkim Harmony Ship Hijacking

Orkim Harmony which is an Oil tanker, went missing on
11th June, and was said to be captured by the pirates in order to
steal the oil. The event took place near the Strait of Malacca-southwest of
Pulau region. This event was accompanied by several other piracy activities in
this region.

Update 2: All the hijackers of the ship were caught by the navy and now being prosecuted for the offence they did. Malaysian Navy Has confirmed their arrest. 

Update 1: Malaysian Authorities have confirmed that ship is now under their command and the pirates have left the ship in small boats. Navy was in constant watch over the ship. The ship is now being brought back to Indonesian waters.


Out of the 22 crews one is reported to be injured. As per the reports he got bullet wound on his thigh.


Ship is now being rescued to the Kuantan Port.

Orkim Harmony who went missing, was spotted by the
Malaysian Navy in the Cambodian waters. The latest pictures that are released
shows that the vessel was renamed as Kim Harmon, and its IMO number was also
painted. 
Malacca Strait
Image Courtesy:Google Maps
As
per the reports around 8 pirates or hijackers are reported to be on the vessel
and they all have arms. As of now, the 22 crew of the ship is said to be safe.
Malaysian Navy is keeping constant watch on the vessel movement and trying to negotiate
with the pirates, so that they can surrender.
Such
recent activities in the region have increased the concerns of security and
possible increase in the piracy activities in this part of globe.

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Update: Malaysian Authorities have confirmed that ship is now under their command and the pirates have left the ship in small boats. Navy was in constant watch over the ship. The ship is now being brought back to Indonesian waters.

Out of the 22 crews one is reported to be injured. As per the reports he got bullet wound on his thigh.

Ship is being now rescued to the Kuantan Port.

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