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IMB ICC Live Piracy & Armed Robbery Report 2017 - Reported to #IMB #ICC in Last 7 days #ASKET #m


Bulk Carrier

07.02.2017: 0630 UTC: Posn: 12:01.2S – 077:12.0W, Callao Anchorage, Peru.

Four robbers in a small boat came alongside and boarded an anchored bulk carrier using climbing rope. They take hostage a duty crew and tied him up. The robbers then stole ship’s store, crew personal belonging and escaped. Duty officer raised the alarm, crew mustered and search was carried out.

Incident reported to port authorities and the local agents.


Crude Tanker

This attack will not be included in the IMB statistics 04.02.2017: 0915 UTC: Posn: 02:54.4N – 004:51.9E, Around 110NM SW of Bayelsa, Nigeria.

While underway, a crude oil tanker spotted a suspicious skiff approaching from astern. The Master informed the escort vessel which fired warning shots resulting in the skiff aborting and moving away. All crew and vessel safe.


Offshore Supply Ship

06.02.2017: 1400 to 0000 UTC: Posn: 21:51.53N - 091: 48.36E, 1 nm West of Kutibidia Island, Bangladesh.

An unknown number of robbers boarded an anchored offshore supply vessel. They broke into the paint locker and escaped with a large amount of paint. The theft was noticed by crew when they commenced work in the morning. Authorities informed.


Offshore Supply Ship

06.02.2017: 1400 to 0000 UTC: Posn: 21:51.53N - 091: 48.36E, off Kutibidia Island, Bangladesh. Robbers boarded an anchored offshore supply vessel and attempted to enter the accommodation.

As all doors were secured the robbers were unsuccessful.

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