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

New incidents reported over the last 7 days.


Chemical Tanker

14.06.2017: 2200 UTC:

Posn: 13:44.1N – 121:01.9E, Batangas Inner Anchorage, Philippines.

A robber boarded an anchored tanker via the hawse pipe, stole ship’s properties and escaped unnoticed. The theft was discovered by duty crew during routine rounds.


Research Vessel

12.06.2017: 1849 UTC:

Posn: 00:45.40N - 104:08.70E, Galang Layup Anchorage, Indonesia.

Six robbers boarded an anchored research vessel, stole ship’s properties and escaped. The theft was discovered in the morning during routine rounds. Incident reported to the local agents and Port Authorities.


Crude Oil Tanker

07.06.2017: 1955 UTC:

Posn: 01:21N – 104:36E: Around 8nm North of Tg. Berakit, Bintan Island, Indonesia.

While at anchor, two robbers boarded a tanker. They threatened the duty AB with a knife, took his walkie talkie and held him hostage. They then entered the engine room through the steering flat door. When the AB failed to report to the bridge the duty officer raised the alarm resulting in the robbers escaping with stolen ship’s property.


Bulk Carrier

06.06.2017: 0303 UTC:

Posn: 08:28.3N – 013:22.9W, Freetown Anchorage, Sierra Leone.

A robber boarded an anchored bulk carrier. The security watchman noticed the robber and raised the alarm, resulting in the robber escaping empty handed.

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