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Criminal Boarding Dumai, Indonesia

Source: ICC-IMB 131-16

Date: 06 September 2016, 1635 UTC

Location Dumai Inner Anchorage, Indonesia

Type of incidents CRIMINAL BOARDING

Lat. / Long. 01:43N – 101:26E


Four armed robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier and entered the engine room via the funnel door.

They threatened the duty oiler with knives and tied him up. The robbers then stole engine spares and escaped.

The oiler managed to free himself and alerted the duty officer who in turn raised the alarm.

No injuries to crew. Incident reported to port authorities.

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