Robbers armed with knives boarded anchored tanker, Puerto La Cruz Anchorage, Venezuela. #marsec #pir
IMB ICC - 121-17 Crude Oil Tanker
29.09.2017: 0630 UTC: Posn: 10:16.6N – 064:42.3W, Puerto La Cruz Anchorage, Venezuela.
Duty AB on board an anchored tanker spotted two robbers armed with knives on the poop deck and immediately informed the OOW. Alarm raised, PA announcement made and crew mastered. Hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped without stealing anything.
Incident reported to port authorities and the local agents.