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Suspicious Approach on Bulk carrier - Men in Black Masks - Laparan Island, Phillipines #marsec #pir


Date 24NOV2016

Location Laparan Island, Philippines

Type of incidents SUSPICIOUS APPROACH

Lat. / Long. 05:47N – 119:51E

Source: IMB/ NYA

Date: 24 November 2016 0240 UTC

Description:

A bulk carrier noticed ten gunmen dressed in black uniform wearing black masks on board a blue speedboat chasing a vessel in this position.

Later the speedboat diverted course and headed towards the bulk carrier.

Master and duty officer immediately contacted the Philippine Navy.

The speedboat aborted its attempt upon seeing the crew alertness.

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