Incidents reported by the IMB ICC in the last 7 days:
11.09.2016: 2030 UTC:
Posn: 00:13.3S – 117:33.5E, Muara Berau Anchorage, Samarinda, Indonesia.
During cargo operations onboard an anchored bulk carrier, duty crew on routine rounds noticed the forecastle hatch opened and two mooring ropes missing. Local agents informed.
02.09.2017: 0620 UTC:
Posn: 10:19.26N – 075:32.20W, Cartagena Inner Anchorage, Colombia.
Duty officer onboard an anchored LPG tanker noticed a small boat approaching near the bow and asked the duty watch crew to investigate. Upon checking, the duty crew reported that the padlock to the forepeak store and paint locker were broken and ship’s stores and properties stolen.
29.08.2017: 2100 UTC:
Posn: North Berth, Kakinada Port, India.
Unnoticed, robbers boarded an anchored chemical tanker during cargo operations. They stole ship’s stores and escaped. The theft was noticed by the duty crew during routine rounds. Port control informed.
08.09.2017: 0316 UTC:
Posn: 09:21.96N - 013:44.48W, Conakry Anchorage, Guinea.
Seven robbers armed with knives and crowbars boarded an anchored bulk carrier. They stole Master and ship’s properties and escaped. All crew safe.
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