JOTW 43-2015

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JOTW 43-2015

October 26, 2015

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This is JOTW newsletter number 1,628

 

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”

– Aristotle

 

This edition of JOTW comes to you from the JOTW Global Operations Center in Springfield, Virginia, USA

 

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***  In this issue:

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch

 

1.) Writer/Content Specialist – Jr. Level, Akoya, Falls Church, VA

2.)  Digital communications associate (social media), Friends of the Earth, Washington, D.C. or Berkeley, CA

3.)  SEAS Assistant Director of Communications, School of Eng and Applied Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

4.)  Senior Editor, Content Development, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

5.)  Manager, Digital Communications, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Washington, D.C.

6.)  Director, Public Relations and Events, Dolby, San Francisco, CA

7.)  Director, Social Media, Dolby, San Francisco, CA

8.)  Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing, Dakota State University, Madison, SD

9.)  Consultant¸ Internal Communication¸ Commercial Insurance, Liberty Mutual, Boston, MA

10.)  Consultant¸ Internal Communication¸ Commercial Insurance, Liberty Mutual, Dover, NH

 

11.)  Director, Communications and Public Relations Bethesda, AABB, Maryland

12.)  Public Relations and Social Media, The AD Council, New York, New York

13.)  Writer/Editor (Office of College Communications and Marketing), Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

14.)  Manager, Communications, CTIA – The Wireless Association, Washington, D.C.

15.)  Vice President, Creative & Brand, Avalere Health, Washington, District of Columbia

16.)  Marketing Communications Coordinator, American Counseling Association, Alexandria, Virginia

17.)  Public Outreach Manage, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Arlington, Virginia

18.)  Manager, Communication, CAQH, Washington, D.C.

19.)  Strategic Services Director, Love & Company, Frederick, Maryland

20.)  Digital Marketing Coordinator, Icebreaker, Portland, OR

 

21.)  Public and Media Relations Manager, LeapFrog Solutions, Fairfax, VA

22.)  Associate Marketing Manager, International, Crayola, Easton, PA

23.)  Communications and Social Media Manger, American Case Management Association, Little Rock, AR and Mt. Juliet, TN

24.)  Marketing & Communications Specialist, Swift Solutions, Austin, TX

25.)  Audiovisual Production Specialist, Defense Media Activity, March AFB, CA

26.)  Writer-Editor, Lincoln National Forest, Forest Service, Department Of Agriculture, Alamogordo, NM

27.)  Manager, Digital Media and Communications, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), Lawrence, KS

28.)  Full- Time Communications Assistant, Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ

29.)  Product Supply Communications Specialist, MillerCoors, Golden, CO

30.)  VP Marketing & Communications, Hutchinson Consulting, San Francisco, CA

 

31.)  Manager, Editorial Services, U.S. Travel Association, Washington, DC

32.)  Communication Manager, World Surf League, Santa Monica, CA

33.)  Vice President, Creative & Brand, Avalere Health, Washington, District of Columbia

34.)  Brewery Tour Guide, Anheuser- Busch, St Louis, MO

35.)  Noxious Weed Crew Leader, Ancestral Lands Office, Conservation Legacy, Tuba City, AZ

 

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***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

***  Send your One Paragraph Pitch submissions to lundquist989@cs.com.  You can pitch yourself or your business anyway you want, as long as it’s short and to the point.  You can include a photo, too! There is no waiting list.  And it’s free!  Submit yours today!

 

***  Turn corporate sludge into focused, compelling writing.

 

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Your business success depends on your ability to craft messages and stories with clarity, efficiency, and focus. Whether you are writing a persuasive e-mail to an executive, an entertaining story for your intranet, a news release, or a disappointing message to a colleague, your writing needs to be precise, interesting, and convincing.

 

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***  Littoral OPTECH East Workshop to Be Held in Tokyo

 

BY EDWARD H. LUNDQUIST

http://www.defensemedianetwork.com/stories/littoral-optech-east-workshop-to-be-held-in-tokyo/

 

***  Ned’s upcoming travel, maybe, perhaps:

 

October 26-29, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

November 15-18, Monterey, Calif.

 

November 18-19, Great Lakes, Ill.

 

November 19-22, Milwaukee, Wis.

 

December 1-5, Tokyo, Japan

 

***  Your Very Next Step!

 

The July / August issue of  YVNS newsletter is now posted at

http://www.yourverynextstep.com/2015/07/20/your-very-next-step-newsletter-for-july-august-2015/

 

***  Let’s get to the jobs!

 

***  From Sue Klima:

 

1.) Writer/Content Specialist – Jr. Level, Akoya, Falls Church, VA

 

We are currently seeking a Jr. Level Writer/Content Specialist to support the Military Healthcare Strategic Communications office in Falls Church, VA.

Successful candidate will:

  • Plan and produce content related to the Military Health System and its activities for both internal and external audiences.
  • Develop, format, and publish articles, blogs, and military health system-related information for all appropriate distribution channels.
  • Work closely with subject matter experts at DoD to ensure content accuracy and consistency of messaging across program offices.
  • Rapidly adapt developed content to enable military health system leaders to respond to media stories or op-ed letters.
  • Prepare responses to Congressional inquiries.
  • Support account managers in developing strategic communications plans for several areas of military health, including preventive health, health IT, and global health readiness.
  • Work with experienced writers and editors on the craft of article writing, developing strong leads, using active voice, and conducting productive interviews.

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field.
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills, and have the ability to coordinate, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have the ability to travel to local DC events and provide coverage.
  • A minimum of two years’ relevant work experience is preferred.
  • Health care writing experience preferred.

Please submit resumes to: sue@akoyaonline.com.   No phone calls accepted.

 

2.)  Digital communications associate (social media), Friends of the Earth, Washington, D.C. or Berkeley, CA

http://careerhq.asaecenter.org/jobs/7620733/digital-communications-associate-social-media

 

3.)  SEAS Assistant Director of Communications, School of Eng and Applied Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

https://www.higheredjobs.com/admin/details.cfm?JobCode=176157438

 

4.)  Senior Editor, Content Development, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

https://www.higheredjobs.com/admin/details.cfm?JobCode=176157363

 

5.)  Manager, Digital Communications, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Washington, D.C.

http://careerhq.asaecenter.org/jobs/7622614/manager-digital-communications

 

***  From Sean Durkin:

 

We have two additional openings with Dolby’s Global Communications team in San Francisco: 1) Director, Public Relations and Events 2) Director, Social Media

 

Please contact me for more details or if someone you know is a great fit: sean.durkin@dolby.com. Job descriptions follow:

 

Sean

 

6.)  Director, Public Relations and Events, Dolby, San Francisco, CA

 

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby Global Communications team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.

 

There is a story behind every Dolby innovation – about the company, our people and our brand. The members of the Dolby Communications Team are our storytellers and the Director Public Relations and Events is a key part of it. Along with the VP of Global Communications, the team will discover new and better ways to communicate the company’s innovations, intentions and ideals. To help people understand Dolby’s business, how we work with the industry, and what it means to us to help artists preserve and maintain the integrity of their work. To do that, we need the absolute best talent, including marketing experts to get the word out.

 

Reporting into the VP of Global Communications, the Director of Public Relations and Events will lead programming for all of Dolby’s corporate PR events. This position will work closely with the VP, Executive Creative Director and his Experiential Team on major initiatives, and align with the corporate and product PR teams to maximize their industry exposure on all events.

 

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all Public Relations for company, product, programming, events and executive announcements
  • Oversee end-to-end execution of PR strategy. Manage PR initiatives and provide strategic insight that drive business results
  • Develop a program of diverse, creative campaigns to maximize media exposure and align them with company strategic goals
  • Closely work with Dolby’s leadership team and the BCM event teams on corporate events
  • Maintain and assure a disciplined and effective project management approach to strategic events
  • Analyze data and deduce implications for future executions to ensure we are optimizing our event marketing investments and aligning our event strategy to our campaigns and business objectives

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or related field
  • Minimum of 12 years’ of direct experience leading Public Relations for a publicly traded company, and a strong understanding of the business needs and competitive challenges.
  • Proven track record in developing strategies and executing successful, Public Relations and Event programs at the company or business unit level
  • Existing relationships with key press contacts for relevant industry/trade and consumer media
  • Outstanding organizing and leadership skills.
  • Highly experienced in effectively communicating with all levels and business partners.
  • Driving results and ability to achieve results through teams, exerting influence without direct authority, a Team Player.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally

 

https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=16001&company=Dolby&username=

 

7.)  Director, Social Media, Dolby, San Francisco, CA

 

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby Global Communications team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.

There is a story behind every Dolby innovation – about the company, our people and our brand. The members of the Dolby Communications Team are our storytellers and the Director, Social Media, is a key part of the team. Along with the VP of Global Communications, the team will discover and develop new and better ways to communicate the company’s innovations, intentions and ideals to consumers, and help demonstrate the value of Dolby to partners.

 

We are looking for a strategic thinker with proven leadership abilities and a passion for the new forms of communication that social media allows. Reporting to the VP of Global Communications and working closely with leaders throughout the company, the Director, Social Media will lead our global social media strategy and oversee its execution.

 

The Director, Social Media will evaluate the right social channels to educate and engage consumers about what makes an experience in Dolby special and help drive advocacy for Dolby experiences in the cinema, at home, at work and on the go. The director will also develop creative ways to leverage social media to reach and influence the various business customers who are vital to our success.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee execution of global social media strategy that raises awareness of Dolby technology, drives meaningful engagement and builds advocacy for experiences in Dolby.
  • Lead development of engaging content for all Dolby corporate social channels, including the Dolby Lab Notes blog.
  • Work with marketing and business group leads to develop strategies and campaigns to support new and existing technology initiatives.
  • Working with marketing leads, devise and oversee paid advertising campaigns on social media channels.
  • Develop creative strategies and tactics for reaching and benefiting Dolby’s B-to-B customers through social channels.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with social influencers, business partners and enthusiast networks and leverage their influence to amplify our message and share first person impressions of

 

Dolby technologies.

  • Develop and oversee strategy, tactics and tools for gathering, analyzing and disseminating intelligence gathered from social channels about our brand, our products and our technologies.
  • Lead efforts to ensure that we are using social channels to actively engage with and respond to people who are interested in Dolby and our products and technologies.
  • With Director, Internal Communications, develop and implement a strategy to educate and activate employees on internal and external social channels.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or related field
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience, preferably in Social Media, with at least 5 years in a corporate environment
  • Experience writing and editing short- and long-form content on deadline. Ability to set and enforce editorial voice across a team of writers
  • Proven track record in developing strategies and executing successful, global social media strategies at the company or business unit level
  • Intense interest and curiosity about new ways of communicating socially.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Experience in effectively communicating with all levels and business partners
  • Ability to drive results through teams, exerting influence without direct authority
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Photography, videography, and design skills preferred but not required

 

https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=16121&company=Dolby&username=

 

8.)  Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing, Dakota State University, Madison, SD

https://www.higheredjobs.com/admin/details.cfm?JobCode=176157826

 

9.)  Consultant¸ Internal Communication¸ Commercial Insurance, Liberty Mutual, Boston, MA

http://www.jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/us/united-states/marketing-%EF%B9%A0-communications/jobid8367217-consultant%C2%B8-internal-communication%C2%B8-commercial-insurance

 

10.)  Consultant¸ Internal Communication¸ Commercial Insurance, Liberty Mutual, Dover, NH

http://www.jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/new-hampshire/marketing-%EF%B9%A0-communications/jobid8354373-consultant%C2%B8-internal-communication%C2%B8-commercial-insurance-jobs

 

11.)  Director, Communications and Public Relations Bethesda, AABB, Maryland

http://careerhq.asaecenter.org/jobs/7621610/director-communications-and-public-relations

 

12.)  Public Relations and Social Media, The AD Council, New York, New York

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Manager,-Public-Relations-and-Social-Media/151627.html

 

13.)  Writer/Editor (Office of College Communications and Marketing), Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

https://www.higheredjobs.com/admin/details.cfm?JobCode=176157517

 

14.)  Manager, Communications, CTIA – The Wireless Association, Washington, D.C.

http://careerhq.asaecenter.org/jobs/7617883/manager-communications

 

15.)  Vice President, Creative & Brand, Avalere Health, Washington, District of Columbia

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Vice-President,-Creative-Brand/151528.html

 

16.)  Marketing Communications Coordinator, American Counseling Association, Alexandria, Virginia

http://careerhq.asaecenter.org/jobs/7617930/marketing-communications-coordinator

 

17.)  Public Outreach Manage, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Arlington, Virginia

http://careerhq.asaecenter.org/jobs/7614171/public-outreach-manager

 

18.)  Manager, Communication, CAQH, Washington, D.C.

http://careerhq.asaecenter.org/jobs/7614596/manager-communications

 

19.)  Strategic Services Director, Love & Company, Frederick, Maryland

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Strategic-Services-Director/151648.html

 

20.)  Digital Marketing Coordinator, Icebreaker, Portland, OR

http://www.icebreaker.com/en/icebreaker-careers/icebreaker-careers.html

 

***  From Peyton Nichols:

 

21.)  Public and Media Relations Manager, LeapFrog Solutions, Fairfax, VA

 

LeapFrog Solutions (LFS), a woman-owned strategic marketing communications firm on a fast growth track with commercial and government clients, seeks an experienced, motivated, and energetic manager to oversee public and media relations projects for our federal government and commercial clients. This position also supports LeapFrog Solutions corporate public and media relations activities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Following is the general nature and level of work to be performed.

 

Provides leadership and overall support to the account and executive team in the day-to-day public and media relations support with duties as follows:

 

  • Serves as primary contact or liaison with public relations teaming partners.
  • Leads public and media relations tasks, including research, monitoring media, writing, media outreach, satellite media tours, multimedia news releases, media training, and social media engagement.
  • Develops strategies and tactics in support of the client’s public and media relations goals.
  • Creates and maintains extensive nationwide media lists and relationships to ensure that all areas of media are targeted.
  • Demonstrates experience in communications concepts and tactics, including media relations and social media.
  • Provides a professional presence representing the client at conferences, trade shows, special events, and other meetings.
  • Integrates research and creative work concepts into account activity.
  • Thrives as a contributor on a creative team that collaborates in addressing client challenges.
  • Presents positive, flexible attitude that lends itself to effective client relations and service.
  • Manages projects with attention to detail, accuracy, and quality while meeting established deadlines.
  • Demonstrates efficiency in writing, reporting, developing presentations, and online research.
  • Writes, proofreads, formats, and edits according to house style guidelines.
  • Develops and manages schedules, budgets, and resource plans.
  • Demonstrates a thirst for knowledge, learning, and continual improvement in communications skills.
  • Attends creative team and account management meetings, staff and sales meetings, and other meetings as requested.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • A. in public relations, journalism, communications, or a related field.
  • Experience writing for both Web and traditional outlets.
  • Five to 10 years of public relations and communications experience.
  • Account management experience.
  • Familiarity working with government agencies.
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Works both as a team player and independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Maintains discretion when handling sensitive and confidential matters.
  • Ability to travel 25 percent to 30 percent of the time.
  • Familiarity with The Associated Press Stylebook.
  • Experience in crisis communications and issues management.
  • Multitasker, team player, personable, and goal-driven.
  • Attention to detail, deadlines, and accounts.
  • Flexible and organized with a positive, can-do attitude.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Public relations industry experience, both commercial and government.
  • Some branding, print, Web, and multimedia production and management experience.
  • Excellent prior client management and relations experience.

 

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to solve practical problems and deal with variables, interpret and follow a variety of written or oral instructions, use basic concepts to solve business problems associated with the role, and use and understand computer programs to analyze and solve business issues.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, speak, hear, and frequently use his or her hands and arms to handle, feel, type, and reach. Specific vision requirements of this job include the ability to see closely and adjust focus. The work environment is an office setting, and noise in the work environment ranges from quiet to low levels due to our highly collaborative office culture.

 

COMPENSATION

 

  • Competitive and commensurate with experience.

 

LeapFrog Solutions, Inc. (LFS) is an equal opportunity employer. LFS does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements. As the nature of business demands change, so too may the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

http://leapfrogit.com/public-and-media-relations-manager.html

 

22.)  Associate Marketing Manager, International, Crayola, Easton, PA

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=278115

 

23.)  Communications and Social Media Manger, American Case Management Association, Little Rock, AR and Mt. Juliet, TN

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/25258698

 

24.)  Marketing & Communications Specialist, Swift Solutions, Austin, TX

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/25280590

 

25.)  Audiovisual Production Specialist, Defense Media Activity, March AFB, CA

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/418875300

 

26.)  Writer-Editor, Lincoln National Forest, Forest Service, Department Of Agriculture, Alamogordo, NM

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/418955400

 

27.)  Manager, Digital Media and Communications, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), Lawrence, KS

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/25280619

 

28.)  Full- Time Communications Assistant, Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ

https://www.higheredjobs.com/admin/details.cfm?JobCode=176157161

 

29.)  Product Supply Communications Specialist, MillerCoors, Golden, CO

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/25278362

 

30.)  VP Marketing & Communications, Hutchinson Consulting, San Francisco, CA

http://www.hcareers.com/seeker/search/view?jobAdId=211059

 

31.)  Manager, Editorial Services, U.S. Travel Association, Washington, DC

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/25276322

 

32.)  Communication Manager, World Surf League, Santa Monica, CA

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Association-of-Surfing-Professionals/jobs/Communication-Manager-f769129f163a50c3?q=Travel+adventure

 

33.)  Vice President, Creative & Brand, Avalere Health, Washington, District of Columbia

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Vice-President,-Creative-Brand/151528.html

 

***  Your weekly JOTW alternative selections:

 

34.)  Brewery Tour Guide, Anheuser- Busch, St Louis, MO

http://www.hcareers.com/seeker/search/view?jobAdId=213383

 

35.)  Noxious Weed Crew Leader, Ancestral Lands Office, Conservation Legacy, Tuba City, AZ

https://sccorps-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=183

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

202-15   20.10.2015: 0730 UTC: Posn: 10:19.2N – 075:31.2W, Mamonal Anchorage, Colombia.

Duty watchman on board and anchored product noticed two robbers on the forecastle and informed the OOW. Alarm raised, search light directed towards to the forecastle area and forward fog horn sounded. Upon hearing alarm, the robbers escaped. Nothing reported stolen. Port Authorities informed by VHF CH-14.

 

201-15   19.10.2015: 1954 UTC: Posn: 03:58N – 005:25E, Around 36nm SW of Bayelsa Coast, Nigeria.

Pirates armed with submachine guns boarded a refrigerated cargo ship underway. They opened fire, damaged some equipment, stole ship’s cash, kidnapped four crew members and escaped. The remaining crew were able to retreat to the engine room. Nigerian authorities notified.

 

SUS-004               Suspicious Incident: This incident will not be included in the statistics.

18.10.2015: 1910 LT: Posn: 02:42.7N – 009:11.1E, Around 45nm WSW of Kribi, Cameroon.

Two suspicious high speed skiffs approached a LPG tanker underway. 2/O immediately informed Master who in turn raised the alarm and made announcements. As the skiffs approached the vessel, the Master increased speed and took evasive manoeuvres resulting in the skiffs aborting and moving away.

 

200-15   18.10.2015: 0900 LT: Posn: 10:06.7N – 107:06.9E, Mui Vung Tau Anchorage, Vietnam.

Duty AB on routine rounds onboard an anchored tanker noticed two robbers on the poop deck. He shouted at them and retreated to a safe location and raised the alarm. Crew mustered and approached the robbers. Seeing the alert crew, the robbers escaped. A search was carried out and nothing found stolen. Vung Tau port control informed.

 

199-15   15.10.2015: 0540 LT: Posn: 01:10.9N – 103:26.4E, Around 2.85nm NE of Pulau Karimun Kecil, Indonesia.

Six robbers in a small boat boarded a tanker underway using hooks attached with ropes. Two of the robbers entered the engine room and were spotted by the 2/E. One of the robbers threatened the 2/E with an long knife and signalled him to be quiet or he would cut his throat. The 2/E escaped and raised the alarm. Crew mustered. Hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped. Nothing was reported stolen. VTIS Singapore informed. Authorities boarded the tanker for investigation.

 

198-15   15.10.2015: 0120 LT: Posn: 01:07N – 103:30E: Around 6nm East of Pulau Karimun Kecil, Indonesia.

Duty crew onboard a bulk carrier underway noticed a speed boat approaching the ship. Alarm raised, crew mustered and search light directed towards the speedboat. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers aborted and move away.

 

197-15   15.10.2015: 0320 LT: Posn: 01:07N – 103:31E, Around 6.3nm East of Pulau Karimun Kecil, Indonesia.

3/E noticed four robbers armed with long knives opening the aft door to the engine room workshop. 3/E and Junior Engineer were taken hostage and their hands tied up. The robbers stole their personal belongings and spare parts and escaped. Junior Engineer managed to free himself and alerted the other crew members. A search was carried.

 

196-15   10.10.2015: 0915 LT: Posn: 4.5nm SE of Olanivan Island, General Santos Port, Philippines.

While enroute to Tambler, General Santos City, a general cargo ship noticed two speed boats with seven persons armed with guns approaching. Suspecting a boarding attempt the Master instructed the crew to close and lock all access to the vessel’s accommodation. The armed robbers boarded the vessel but departed when they could not enter into the accommodation. The Master raised the alarm, informed the local authorities and notified the owners. A coast guard vessel was dispatched to investigate.

 

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