IMB ICC Armed Robbers, Batu Ampar Anchorage, Batam, Indonesia @IMB_Piracy @ReCAAP_ISC @IMOHQ #piracy
Offshore Supply Ship
03.11.2017: 1909 UTC:
Posn: 01:11.1N – 103:59.7E, Batu Ampar Anchorage, Batam, Indonesia.
Three robbers armed with knives, in a small wooden boat with outboard engine boarded an anchored offshore supply ship. Duty AB on routine rounds noticed the robbers and shouted at them resulting in the robbers threatening him with their knives. The AB immediately informed the bridge and the alarm was raised. Hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped. A search was carried out and ship’s properties reported stolen.
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