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Another tanker hijacked and drained in the Malacca Strait

For the third time this year, a tanker has been attacked and had its oil cargo drained while transiting the Malacca Strait.

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The third tanker this year has now been hijacked in the Malacca Strait and been drained of its oil cargo.

Singapore-registered product tanker Joaquim was boarded by unknown assailants on Saturday while the ship was sailing through the straits, according to the Recaap Information Sharing Centre in Singapore.

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