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IMB ICC Live Piracy & Armed Robbery Report 2016 - Reported in Last 7 days


08.07.2016: 2220 LT:

Posn: 06:25N - 003:22E, Folawiyo Nispan Jetty, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria.

A robber armed with a knife boarded a berthed product tanker near the forward main deck. D/O raised the alarm, sounded ship's whistle and crew mustered. Upon hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alertness, the robber escaped empty handed in a waiting boat with his accomplices. Port Authorities informed through the local agents.


10.07.2016: 0500 LT:

Posn: 03:41.17S – 114:25.2W, Taboneo Anchorage, Indonesia.

Robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier unnoticed and escaped with ship’s properties. The theft was discovered by the duty crew while performing routine rounds. Two mooring ropes were reported stolen. Port control informed.


03.07.2016: Night hours:

Berth No: 4B, Haldia port, India.

Robbers boarded a berthed bulk carrier, entered into the engine room, stole engine spares and escaped unnoticed. The theft was noticed on 6th July 2016 after the vessel sailed out. Upon investigation it was reported that all stores were accounted for on 2 July and it was suspected the theft may have occurred on 3rd July before the vessel sailed out. Local agents informed.

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