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Criminal Boarding Bangladesh

Date 16JAN2017

Location Chittagong Anchorage, Bangladesh

Type of incidents Criminal boarding

Lat. / Long. 22:06:36N - 091:44:24E

Incident details:

Source(s): ICC-IMB

Date: 16 January 2017, 2050 UTC

Description: Robbers armed with knives boarded an anchored container ship. The duty crew noticed the intruders and notified the duty officer. He raised the alarm, made a PA announcement and mustered the crew.

Seeing the crew’s alertness the robbers escaped with stolen ship’s stores.

Authorities were alerted and they boarded the vessel to investigate.

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