Incidents reported by the IMB in the last 7 days
127-17 Bulk Carrier 17.10.2017: 1630 UTC: Posn: 22:47.3N - 070:01.8E, Kandla Anchorage, India Two robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier. Duty officer spotted the robbers and raised the alarm. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped with stolen ship’s properties. 126-17 Bulk Carrier 13.10.2017: 1705 UTC: Posn: 00:13S - 117:35E, Muara Berau, Samarinda Inner Anchorage, Indonesia. Two robbers in a wooden craft boarded an anchored bulk carrier via the anchor chain. They stole ship’s properties and threatened Duty AB with knives. As the robbers were escaping, with stolen ship’s properties, the duty AB raised the alarm and crew alerted. Local agent informed. 125-17 Bulk Carrier 06.10.2017: 0700 UTC: Posn: 13:30N - 050:03E, Gulf of Aden. Master onboard a bulk carrier underway observed a boat with two skiffs approaching. Naval vessel notified. As the boat closed, ladders were sighted. Master raised alarm and all crew mustered. The Naval vessel chased the boat and later boarded it and confiscated weapons and ladders. Vessel and crew safe.
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