IABC World Conference 2021
May 3, 2021
The Free Job of the Week Newsletter
This is JOTW newsletter number 1,895
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Account Supervisor, Advocacy and Public Affairs, New York Regional Public Affairs, BerlinRosen, New York, NY (currently remote)
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*** Here are your JOTW job opportunities for this week:
*** A JOTW Can’t Wait Posting from Rachel Schaming:
Account Supervisor, Advocacy and Public Affairs, New York Regional Public Affairs, BerlinRosen, New York, NY (currently remote)
BerlinRosen is a leading national public relations and strategic communications firm delivering high impact media, digital and creative strategies to top organizations, companies, and candidates around the United States. Named one of America’s best PR agencies by Forbes, BerlinRosen was founded in 2005 by Valerie Berlin and Jonathan Rosen and has grown to a staff of more than 200 with offices in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.
Our clients are at the forefront of progressive work around racial justice and civil rights, low-wage worker advocacy, voting rights, economic security, the environment, affordable housing, human rights, LGBT issues, healthcare, education, money in politics and ending mass incarceration. We also represent some of the biggest clients defining the future of technology, urban innovation, lifestyle and real estate, architecture and those who are shaping the future of cities.
People of color, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. BerlinRosen is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow.
ABOUT THE TEAM
The New York Regional Advocacy team works on clients ranging from major cultural institutions to companies, nonprofits and labor unions that are impacting the top policy issues of the day and everything in between. We’ve worked to elevate the concerns of autistic women, reform the criminal justice system, and advocate for vulnerable New Yorkers experiencing homelessness; we’ve also led the push to legalize ridesharing in four states, bolster the development of offshore wind energy and even helped to launch the MTA’s new card payment option called OMNY. We have a highly collaborative and close knit team and are looking for a team member who can thrive in a dynamic, fun and supportive environment.
ABOUT THIS ROLE
BerlinRosen is seeking an Account Supervisor. Do you want to change policy across the Northeast and in Washington, DC? Are you excited to gain deep knowledge of energy issues? Do you want to shape integrated campaigns that are equally reliant on smart media relations, thought leader elevation, third-party recruitment, engaging digital content and be supported by a fun and dynamic team? If so, this is the job for you.
Note: BerlinRosen’s offices are currently closed and the New York Regional Advocacy team is working remotely. This role is currently fully remote within the U.S., on Eastern Time, and will be based in New York, New York when we return to our offices (date TBD).
ACCOUNTABILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
As an Account Supervisor on our New York Regional Advocacy team, you will…
- Lead projects and collaborate with colleagues to advance the communications strategy for multiple high-profile client accounts
- Implement integrated campaigns that leverage public affairs, media and digital tactics to reach key audiences and achieve client goals
- Engage and maintain strong relationships with key reporters
- Advise clients on how to reach target audiences using a variety of digital tactics
- Write and edit persuasive external and internal documents such as press releases, op-eds, fact sheets, talking points, editorial board memos, and communications plans
- 4-6+ years of relevant work experience in strategic communications, digital campaigning or media relations
- Strong news sense and knowledge of the media
- Familiarity with digital campaigns and social media platforms
- Excellent written and oral communications skills
- Multi-tasks easily; has the ability to handle multiple assignments at once, work quickly and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while paying close attention to details
- Understands the intersection of racial and economic justice
WORKING AT BERLINROSEN
BerlinRosen will make sure that you have what you need to excel in your role with excellence, including…
- A positive and supportive team with opportunities for advancement and a commitment to helping all staff develop and grow
- A competitive salary based on leading market rates
- 100% coverage of Health, Dental and Vision insurance monthly premiums
- Company-sponsored Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Company-sponsored Talkspace membership
- 401K with a 4% employer match with no vesting period
- Generous paid time off in which we encourage staff to take sufficient time for self-care
- 10 paid bank holidays
- Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks
- Mobile phone reimbursement
2.) Digital Marketing Specialist, General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc., Fairfax, VA
*** From Mike Zimet, who got it from Mike Klein:
It’s been a while, but I just learned of this job opp from Mike Klein, and you da man to help find the right candidate(s).
Thank you, Sir!
3.) Director of Internal Communications, Anti Defamation League, NYC
ADL (Anti-Defamation League) is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. A global leader in exposing extremism, delivering anti-bias education, and fighting hate online, ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no group or individual suffers from bias, discrimination or hate.
The Director of Internal Communications will work with the Vice President of Communications and the SVP, Chief of Staff, in partnership with the SVP of Talent & Knowledge (T&K), to lead the strategic development and execution of all internal communications across the Community Support Center (CSC) in New York, 25 regional offices across the United States, and our teams in Israel and Europe. This position will actively collaborate with the CEO, Executive Management, and Senior Leadership teams in organization-wide communications through a variety of forums and platforms including in-person and virtual staff meetings, organization-wide emails and news bulletins, organization Slack channels, conference calls, and All Hands meetings.
4.) Media Relations Manager /Content Writer, Saildrone Inc., Alameda, CA
5.) Community Relations Manager, Reno Aces (Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks), Reno, NV
6.) Director of Communications, Pep Boys, Icahn Automotive Group LLC, Philadelphia, PA
7.) Media Relations, Corporate Marketing, Vice President, State Street, Boston, MA
8.) Channel Marketing Coordinator, State Street, Bangalore, India
9.) Production Manager, Marketing and Communications, State Street, Boston, MA
10.) Executive Assistant & Communications/PR, Continental AG, Somersworth, NH
11.) Communications Consultant, Marsh, New York, New York
12.) Senior Advisor, Corporate Communications, Phillips 66, Houston, TX
13.) Senior Account Manager, FischTank PR, New York, NY
14.) Summer Intern, Communications, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago, IL
*** From Emma A. Inman:
Will you add this job posting to your next JOTW email?
The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore is seeking a Senior Director of Communications to lead our internal and external communications strategy. It’s a great place to work, with a great team, doing incredibly important work to end hunger in our community. Job description and application information can be found at: https://foodbankonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/SR-Director-of-Communications-Position-Announcement.pdf . Thanks so much.
Emma A. Inman, APR
Vice President, Programs and Development
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore
15.) Senior Director of Communications, The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, Norfolk, VA
16.) Director of Communications, The Center for Cultural Power, Oakland, CA
17.) Head of PR & Marketing, Roksanda, London, UK
18.) Global Public Relations Director, Garrett Advancing Motion, Plymouth, MI
19.) Corporate Communications Manager, ROBINHOOD, New York, NY
20.) Director of Corporate Communications, Chobani, New York, NY
21.) Marketing & Communications Manager, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, Chapel Hill, NC
22.) GIS Marketing and Communications Intern, american petroleum institute, Washington, DC
*** Christine DiModica:
Hello and good afternoon:
For the next posting date, please include our Communications & Video Senior Specialist with Prince William County Public Schools in Manassas, VA.
Please let me know if there’s anything more I can do to serve you.
Administrative Employment, HR Specialist II
Department of Human Resources
Prince William County Public Schools
23.) Communications & Video Senior Specialist, Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
24.) Director of Medical Writing and Scientific Communications, Recursion Pharmaceuticals, Salt Lake City, Utah
25.) Editor and Writer, Programming and External Relations, Center for Effective Philanthropy, Cambridge, MA
26.) Corporate Communications Manager, Rivian Automotive, Irvine, CA
27.) Technology Communications Manager, Rivian Automotive, Irvine, CA
28.) Organizational Change and Communications Manager, Rivian Automotive, Irvine, CA
29.) Public Affairs Specialist, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, Los Angeles, California
30.) Vice President of Corporate Communications, Skillz Inc., Las Vegas, NV
31.) Public Outreach Specialist – Office of Communications, Pierce County Washington, Tacoma, WA
32.) Communications Agency Managing Director – Mauritius, Eclipse Communications, Port Louis, Mauritius
33.) Water Resources (WR) Communications Manager, Department of Ecology, Washington State, Lacey, WA
34.) (Sr.) Government Relations Representative, Land, The Wilderness Society, Washington, DC
35.) Communications Manager, Haymarket Media Group, Bridge House, NV
36.) In-House Communications Intern, American Junior Golf Association, Braselton, GA
37.) Corporate Communications 4, PayPal, San Paulo, Brazil
38.) Senior Manager, Strategic Communications, PayPal, Austin, TX / Chicago, IL / San Jose, CA / New York, NY
39.) Social Media / Content Creation Intern, Reflex Media Inc., Las Vegas, NV
40.) Director of Public Relations, Reflex Media Inc., Las Vegas, NV
41.) Public Affairs Specialist, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Bothell, Washington
42.) PR VIP Influencer Director, Tory Burch, Los Angeles, CA
43.) Communications Coordinator, Annunciation Orthodox School Yesterday, Houston, Texas
44.) Communications Director, Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), Raleigh, NC
45.) Manager I – Corporate Communications Manager, Mission Support and Test Services, LLC, North Las Vegas, NV
46.) Director, Internal Communications, Lucid Motors, Newark, CA
47.) Senior Manager Internal Communications, Seagen, Bothell, WA
48.) Communications Manager, A New Way of Life Reentry Project, Los Angeles, California
49.) Public Affairs Specialist, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior, Sacramento, California
*** From Brenda Balcarcel:
I would like to submit the following job to be posted on your job of the week listing. The name of our organization is Human Rights First. All interested candidates must apply directly on our website. https://jobapply.page.link/J4p3.
Human Resource Assistant/Office Coordinator
Human Rights First
50.) Communications Strategist, Human Rights First, Washington, DC
PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
The Communications Strategist will work to develop content and implement strategies in social and traditional media to advance Human Rights First’s advocacy and branding objectives with a variety of audiences.
The Communication Strategist will develop and implement social media strategies; experience conceptualizing, creating and producing video and other multi-media projects for our website, social media, and events is a plus. This role will work with all members of the communications team as well as advocates and experts throughout the organization to develop stories and messages that align with the organization’s goals.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work with comms team and advocates to develop language and written elements to advance Human Rights First’s branding and policy goals
- Strategize with team leaders to best present policy information, study findings, and advocacy in ways that support the HRF brand
- Write and produce media assets of all types: issue briefs, press releases, op-eds, blogs and web content, development and marketing materials
- Write emails, newsletters, petitions, and actions for supporter list using Quorum software
- Work across departments to coordinate press availabilities and events
- Polish press releases, reports, and other public facing documents emanating from other teams
- Other duties as requested based on organizational need
- Share oversight of digital properties
- Work with comms team and advocates to develop and implement social media strategy
- Draft and develop content for Human Rights First’s social media and online accounts
- Help maintain calendar of social media opportunities
- Track and report on performance analytics of digital content
- Assist with the creation and implementation of marketing campaigns designed to increase and retain membership and donations, including print, radio, video, and online materials
- Source and create necessary still and animated elements for videos, events, and website
- Other duties as requested based on department and/or organizational need
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, political science, international relations, or other related field preferred and 4+ years’ relevant professional experience
- Understanding of best practices in communications, media design, and issue advocacy
- Excellent writing and editing skills, good press judgement
- Ability to synthesize complex information in meaningful ways for distribution to a variety of audiences
- Strong storytelling skills and creative vision, with good instincts on crafting effective messaging
- Familiarity with Quorum, eCRM databases, and email platforms; basic familiarity with HTML and web editing, Canva, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
- 2 year’s work experience in video production a plus. Experience creating short videos from conception to delivery
- Experience creating short videos from conception to delivery
- Knowledge of best practices for creating compelling video content for digital and social media platforms
- Shooting skills, including basic lighting
- Proficiency in Adobe Production Suite (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign, Audition, OnLocation, Encore, Illustrator)
- Organized and creative thinker with ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities, meet deadlines, accept new challenges, and work successfully across organization lines and with a diverse team of colleagues
- Growth mindset, an ability to work independently, and a rigorous attention to detail
- Detail-orientation with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Interest in defending human rights in America and around the world
- Post-pandemic, some travel required
Human Rights First is committed to recruiting, retaining, and developing staff from a diversity of backgrounds, including members of racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, people of all socioeconomic backgrounds, people of all nationalities, and veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. We believe that a diverse staff and an inclusive work environment that welcomes a range of perspectives help make our advocacy work stronger and more effective.
51.) Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Ensemble Theatre Company of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
52.) Assistant Manager, GM International Communications, General Motors, Detroit, Michigan (or work from home)
53.) VP of Communications & Broadcasting, Dallas Wings WNBA franchise and Panther City Lacrosse Club, Full Court Partners, LLC, Arlington, TX
54.) EMEA Wholesale Communication Manager, Bottega Veneta, Milano, Italy
56.) Manager-Internal Communications, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY
57.) COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, Washoe County, Reno, NV
58.) Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist (Marketing Manager), Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia
59.) Communications Manager, Oceana, Inc., Washington, DC
60.) Social Media Specialist, Oceana, Inc., Washington, DC
61.) Communications Director, Oceana, Mexico City, Mexico
62.) Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance Communications Manager, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan
63.) Community Outreach Manager, The Bronx Prevention Center, ICAP, AIDS Clinical Trials Unit at Columbia University, The Bronx, NY, USA
64.) Director of Development and Communications, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey
65.) Director, Employee Communications, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL
66.) Corporate Communications Associate Manager, San Antonio Spurs, San Antonio, TX
67.) Public Affairs Specialist, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, DC
68.) Communications Manager – South Central Region, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), Union Gap, WA
69.) Chief Communications & Marketing Officer, CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Bentonville, AR
70.) Executive Communications Manager (Remote), Splunk, Remote
71.) Club communication coordinator, Diamond Resorts Corporation, Las Vegas, NV
72.) Sr. Manager, PR and Community, Faherty, New York City, New York
73.) Communications Strategist, Human Rights First, New York, New York
74.) Director, DE&I (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) and Social Impact Communications, Pearson, Carson City, NV
75.) COMUNICACIÓN CORPORATIVA – NÃO INFORMADO / NÃO INFORMADO -Corporate Affairs & Communications Analyst, Mexico
76.) Communications Specialist, Massachusetts Teacher Association, Quincy, Massachusetts
77.) Communications Manager, Ukraine & Eurasi, Mondelēz International, Kyiv, Ukraine
78.) Communications and Sustainability Internship – Cocoa Life, Europe Region HQ, Mondelēz International, Zurich, Switzerland
79.) Sr Mgr, GLB Intrnl Comm, Global Headquarters, Mondelēz International, Chicago, USA
80.) Chief Communications Officer, Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV
81.) Director of Communications, ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION, New York, NY, USA
82.) Account Management Dir-Scientific Communications, IQVIA, Parsippany, NJ
83.) Executive Vice President of Development and Communications, Osborne Association, Bronx, New York
84.) Manager – Communications/Customer Service, City of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
85.) Manager, Communications, Greystar, Nationwide
86.) Communication Instructor, New River Community College, Dublin, VA
87.) PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST, NAWCAD SE & ALRE Group, Resources & Operations Office of Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehhurst, Naval Air Systems Command, Lakegurst, NJ
88.) Marketing & Communications Manager, Morgan McKinley, London, UK
89.) PR Director, Sarah Gargano Communications, New York City, New York
*** From Bill Seiberlich:
90.) Communications and Engagement Manager, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
91.) Director, Global Specialty & Primary Care Communications, GSK, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Research Triangle Park, North Carolina / Collegeville, Pennsylvania
92.) Communications Director, 314 Action, Philadelphia, PA, or Washington, DC
93.) Director, Internal Communications, Aramark, Philadelphia, PA
94.) Digital Account Specialist, Reading Eagle (Local PA Remote), Exton, Pennsylvania
95.) Chief Communications Officer and Director of Marketing, The Phillips Collection, Washington, District of Columbia
96.) Senior Communications Specialist, Capital Insurance Group, Reno, NV
97.) Interim DEI internal communications manager, International Rescue Committee, New York, NY
98.) External Affairs Coordinator, Third Way, Washington, DC
99.) Director of Communications, Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, Salt Lake City, Utah
100.) Senior Communications Specialist, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), Washington, District Of Columbia
101.) Manager, Compliant Communication, DePuy Synthes, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices, West Chester, PA
102.) Internal Communication Specialist, Janssen UK, Johnson & Johnson, High Wycombe, United Kingdom
103.) [Consumer]Director, Communication &Public Affairs, Consumer Health Japan, Johnson & Johnson, Chiyoda, Japan
104.) Corporate Communications Specialist, Elkay, Downers Grove, IL
105.) Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Communications, Western New England University, Springfield, Massachusetts
*** From Chrissy Anecito at NEWCO Strategies:
106.) Communications Manager, We Are Home National Immigration Campaign, Flexible, Continental U.S with D.C. area preferred
About the We Are Home National Immigration Campaign:
The We Are Home campaign is a groundbreaking nationwide multi-racial, multi-ethnic, multi-generational coalition calling on the Biden administration and Congress to take immediate action to protect millions of immigrants who call this country home and end the cruelty of our interior detention and deportation system.
Our vision for America rejects xenophobia, anti-Blackness, and Islamophobia. We demand a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants and a swift undoing of all of the damage of the last four years. We are committed to building a modern and functional immigration system that recognizes immigrants’ humanity and rights, unifies families and ensures that home is truly here for all of us.
We believe that together we can help build a country where everyone can thrive and reach their full potential, no matter their race, birthplace, age, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity — while reversing the damaging and dangerous immigration policies implemented by previous administrations.
We seek applicants who share our commitment to undoing the cruelty of the Trump Administration, building a new immigration system that is fair, humane and functional; and creating a roadmap to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants.
The Communications Manager will work closely and collaboratively with campaign leadership and the campaign’s communication table to implement our communications strategy. This role will report to the Campaign Director and will develop and execute campaign-wide communications priorities, messaging, processes, products, and strategies. The Communications Manager will need to be comfortable working in a collaborative, fast-paced, and innovative environment.
- Work closely with campaign leadership and table co-anchors to implement a comprehensive, effective, and targeted communications and media strategy that includes paid, earned, digital, and social media.
- Manage and support the We Are Home communications table and partners.
- Ensure We Are Home national campaign messaging is aligned with partners.
- Serve as an on the record spokesperson for the organization.
- Track and respond strategically to news of the day for maximum exposure of campaign mission and values.
- Initiate, execute, and lead all press events; manage all media relationships and communications.
- Manage creation of all internal and external communication materials.
- Track and keep organized earned media, share regular roundup of stories that WAH is directly responsible for, and other relevant stories.
- Proactive in ensuring all public communications is in compliance with all applicable laws and guidelines.
- Ensure organizational and brand consistency, including digital copy approvals.
- Represent We Are Home with allied coalitions and tables; support work with partner campaigns and organizations to amplify impact.
- Perform other duties as necessary or required for the position.
We seek candidates with the following qualifications, or the equivalent combination of education and work experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Candidates should have at least 3-4 years of experience in communication on advocacy campaigns.
- Demonstrated experience in a rapid response media environment.
- Strong and established relationships with national political and immigration reporters.
- Effectively communicate with diverse audiences, rapidly and in a compelling manner.
- Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills with a firm understanding of immigration policies.
- Experience working across departments or teams within an organization and with complex coalitions.
- Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with diverse groups and people.
- Self-motivated, independent, willing to work long, flexible hours and meet tight deadlines within a fast-paced working environment.
- Strong commitment to social and racial justice.
We especially encourage applications from people who bring some of these additional skills and/or experiences:
- Deep experience living or working in immigrant communities.
- Second language and/or Spanish language fluency including written and verbal interpretation.
- Brings a deep knowledge of or experience in immigration issues.
- Knowledge of dynamics in policy fights at the Executive and Congressional branches of government.
- Experience as a communicator in Political and campaign environments and legislative campaigns.
This position reports to: Campaign Director
Travel Requirements: Up to 50% (once safe).
Position Location: Continental U.S with D.C.area preferred.
Salary & Benefits: Salary range is $70,000-$80,000. We Are Home offers competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
Status: Full time, exempt.
Closing Date of Position: Position will remain open until filled.
How to apply: Please click HERE (https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=28447 to submit a cover letter sharing your personal interest as well as salary expectations and a resume.
107.) Communications Director, We Are Home National Immigration Campaign, Flexible, Continental U.S with D.C. area preferred
108.) Director of Communications, California New Car Dealers Association, Sacramento, California
109.) Environment and Public Works Press Intern, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Washington, DC
110.) Climate Finance Communications – Contractor, Stand.earth, San Francisco, CA
111.) Managing Director of Campaigns and Communications, Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund, Washington, DC
112.) Communications Manager, Strategic Association Management, Austin, Texas
113.) Communications Specialist, Cooley, Boston, MA
114.) Mgr Public Relations, BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA, Atlanta, GA
115.) Director, Corporate Communications, Freenome, South San Francisco, CA
116.) Director of Science Communications, The Health Effects Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
117.) Director of Communications, Boston Bar Association, Boston, Massachusetts
*** Your JOTW alternative selections for this week:
*** From Bridget Serchak:
118.) U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (Unpaid) – 2021 Fall, Department of State, U.S. Embassies and field offices throughout the world, as well as in various bureaus located in Washington, D.C
119.) Head Cook & Cooks, Circus Smirkus, Greensboro, Vermont
*** Weekly Piracy Report:
046-21 11.04.2021: 1948 UTC: Posn: 05:47.2N – 118:01.6E, MOT Terminal, Sandakan, Malaysia.
Duty crew onboard a berthed chemical tanker noticed a robber on the forecastle and notified the OOW. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers jumped overboard and escaped in a small skiff. Incident reported to local port authorities.
045-21 23.04.2021: 0903 UTC: Posn: 01:27N – 004:38E, Around 132nm NW of Neves, Sao Tome and Principe.
Crew onboard a container ship underway noticed pirates in a skiff approaching. Alarm raised and all crew mustered in the citadel. Owners and authorities were notified and an Italian navy frigate proceeded to intervene. The pirates boarded the ship but left after a few hours as they were unable to get access to any crew. The Italian navy frigate approached and escorted the ship towards its destination. All crew reported safe. 2021-04-23
044-21 16.04.2021: 1740 UTC: Posn: 01:16.03N – 104:12.08E, Singapore Straits.
Duty Engineer on routine rounds on a tanker underway, noticed someone was trying to open the steering gear entrance door from the poop deck and immediately informed the bridge. Alarm raised and all deck and accommodation lights switched on. Hearing the alarm, the perpetrators escaped. Crew mustered and a search was carried out. Nothing reported stolen. VTIS informed
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