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


16.09.2016 – 0000 – 0600:

Posn: 0043N - 104:10E: Galang, Batam, Indonesia.

During routine rounds on an anchored OSV, the Chief Engineer noticed the spares cabinet and lockers broken into and some items missing. The incident was reported to the authorities who boarded the vessel and inspected the vessel.


14.09.2016: 1500 LT:

Posn: 22:13.5N – 091:41.2E, Chhittagong, Bangladesh.

Duty crew on a bulk carrier carrying our cargo operations at anchorage noticed the store room broken into. Upon alerting the crew and carrying out a search, along with the security crew it was noticed that the mooring gang employed onboard the vessel has stolen ship’s properties. The robbers were apprehended and disembarked onto the lightering barge. All stolen property recovered. Agent informed.


14.09.2016: 0500 LT:

Posn: 01:44N – 101:23E, Dumai, Indonesia.

Five robbers wearing masks and armed with long knives boarded a berthed bulk carrier during cargo operations. The E/O and 3/E entered the engine room store and were taken hostage, robbed and tied up by the robbers, who later escaped with stolen spares. The E/O and 3/E untied themselves and raised the alarm. A search was carried out. Local agents and port security informed.


08.09.2016: 0345 LT:

Posn: 01:41.8N – 101:29.7E, Dumai Inner Anchorage, Indonesia.

Four robbers armed with knives boarded an anchored tanker and entered into the engine room. Duty 2/E noticed the robbers and informed the D/O on the bridge who raised the alarm and all crew mustered. On hearing the alarm, the robbers escaped through the steering gear room with ship’s spares. Port control informed.


06.09.2016: 2335 LT:

Posn: 01:43.3N - 101:26.0E, Dumai Inner Anchorage, Indonesia.

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. After the robbers left the oiler managed to free himself and alert the duty officer who in turn raised the alarm. No injuries to crew members. Incident reported to port authorities.


06.09.2016: 0350 LT:

Posn: Jetty No.10, Beira Port, Mozambique.

Crew onboard a berthed tanker noticed robbers stealing ship’s properties and raised the alarm. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped.

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