Incidents reported by the IMB ICC in the last 7 days:
15.08.2017: 2050 UTC:
Posn: 14:33.9N – 120:55.59E, Manila South Harbour Anchorage, Philippines.
Alert duty crew on security rounds, onboard an anchored container ship noticed two persons inside the starboard hawse pipe trying to open the cover and gain access onto the ship. Crew alerted and alarm raised. Hearing the alerted crew the two robbers escaped in a waiting boat along with three accomplices. Incident reported to VTMS Manila via VHF.
13.08.2017: 2155 UTC:
Posn: 05:48.34N – 118:04.57E, Sandakan, Malaysia.
Two robbers attempted to board a berthed tanker but failed. Port authorities informed.
09.08.2017: 1740 UTC:
Posn: 14:32.79N – 120:55.35E, Manila Anchorage, Philippines.
Robbers boarded an anchored container ship and entered the forecastle store. Security guard on routine rounds noticed the robbers and raised the alarm. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped with ship’s properties.
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