Incidents reported by the IMB ICC in the last 7 days:
Crude Oil Tanker
20.09.2017: 0300 UTC:
Posn: 06:19.0N – 003:22.0E, Lagos Anchorage, Nigeria.
A robber boarded an anchored tanker. Duty crew noticed the robber and raised the alarm, resulting in the robber escaping empty handed. Incident reported to the local authorities.
22.09.2017: 0300 UTC:
Posn: 10:09.27N – 064:47.63W, Puerto Jose Anchorage, Venezuela.
Duty officer onboard an anchored bulk carrier raised the alarm when the duty AB did not respond to a call on the walkie talkie. Crew mustered and carried out a search for the duty AB who was found tied up on the forecastle. Hearing the alarm and seeing the alerted crew the robbers were seen escaping. Upon inspecting the bosun store it was found large quantity of ship’s stores stolen. Authorities notified.
19.09.2017: 1700 – 2300 UTC:
Posn: 20:54.3N – 107:16.3E, Campha Inner Anchorage, Vietnam.
Unnoticed robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier during cargo operations. Duty crew on routine rounds noticed the paint store padlock broken and raised the alarm. Incident reported to Port Authorities through local agents. Ship’s stores were reported stolen.
Container15.09.2017: 0145 UTC:
Posn: 09:24.22N – 013:44.89W, Conakry Anchorage, Guinea.
Around seven robbers armed with a gun, knives and iron bars boarded an anchored container ship. They assaulted three crew members, stole ship’s properties and escaped. Authorities informed.
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