Incidents reported by the IMB ICC in the last 7 days:
2000 UTC: Posn: Esmeraldas Port, Ecuador.
Unnoticed by crew, robbers boarded a berthed container ship, stole brass sounding pipe covers and escaped. The theft was noticed by duty crew on routine rounds.
07.08.2017: 2240 UTC:
Posn: Folawiyo Terminal, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria.
Duty AB onboard a berthed tanker noticed two robbers trying to insert a flexible hose into 1P / 1S cargo tank. He immediately informed the duty officer who raised the alarm. Seeing the alerted crew the robbers escaped with their flexible hose. A search was carried out throughout the tanker. Nothing reported stolen. Port control informed.
Crude Oil Tanker
02.08.2017: 2300 UTC:
Posn: 01:24N - 104:33E, Around 10nm North of Tanjung Berakit, Pulau Bintan, Indonesia.
Unnoticed a robber boarded an anchored tanker, stole ship’s properties and escaped. The theft was noticed by the deck crew the following day
31.07.2017: 1750 UTC:
Posn. 04:07.527N - 007:00.048E, around 21nm SSW off Bonny, Nigeria.
Pirates attacked a tanker and stole the crews’ personal belongings. Three crew members were reported missing. Nigerian navy escorted vessel to Bonny anchorage.
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