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IMB ICC Live Piracy & Armed Robbery Report 2017 - Reported to #IMB #ICC in Last 7 days #ASKET #m


Incidents reported by the IMB in the last 7 days

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Product Tanker

17.11.2017: 2130 UTC:

Posn: 01:25.64N - 104:35.29E, Around 12nm North of Tg. Berakit, Pulau Bintan, Indonesia.

Three robbers armed with knives boarded an anchored product tanker. Duty crew on routine rounds noticed the robbers. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Hearing the alarm and seeing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped with ship’s properties. A search was carried out. Incident report to MPA Singapore.149-17

Chemical Tanker

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Chemical Tanker

16.11.2017: 0630 UTC:

Posn: 10:19N – 075:31W: Mamonal anchorage, Colombia.

Robbers armed with knives boarded an anchored Chemical tanker. Duty crew on routine rounds noticed the robbers and notified the OOW who raised the alarm. Hearing the alarm, the robbers escaped with stolen ship’s property. A search was carried out and port control notified. All crew safe.

16.11.2017: 0630 UTC:

Posn: 10:19N – 075:31W: Mamonal anchorage, Colombia.

Robbers armed with knives boarded an anchored Chemical tanker. Duty crew on routine rounds noticed the robbers and notified the OOW who raised the alarm. Hearing the alarm, the robbers escaped with stolen ship’s property. A search was carried out and port control notified. All crew safe.

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Bulk Carrier

16.11.2017: 1100 UTC:

Posn: 04:07N - 006:57E, Around 19nm SW of Bonny Island, Nigeria.

Pirates attacked a bulk carrier underway around 15 minutes after its Nigerian Navy security escort boat moved away. Hearing the “Mayday” transmission, the security vessel returned to the bulk carrier and fired upon the pirate boat resulting in the pirates aborting. The Nigerian Navy security vessel then escorted the bulk carrier to Bonny Anchorage.

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Bulk Carrier

11.11.2017: 0822 UTC:

Posn: 04:07.10N - 006:59.57E, Around 17nm SSW Of Bonny Island, Nigeria.

Armed pirates boarded a drifting bulk carrier. They entered the bridge and fired their weapons damaging the bridge windows. The pirates stole ship's properties, crew personal belongings, kidnapped 10 crew and escaped in their boat. Two Nigerian navy vessels intercepted the pirates, rescued the crew and apprehended five pirates. The ship was escorted into the inner anchorage under naval escort and armed guards were placed onboard during the vessels stay. On 12 Nov 2017, the ship resumed passage under naval escort to Port Harcourt and berthed.

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LNG Tanker

10.11.2017: 2215 UTC:

Posn: 01:28.21N - 104:38.78E, Around 14nm NNE of Tanjung Berakit, Pulau Bintan, Indonesia.

Crew on routine rounds onboard an anchored LNG tanker noticed three unauthorised persons on the poop deck. Alarm raised and crew mustered. A search was carried out throughout the tanker. The pad lock of a mooring hatch cover was found broken. Nothing reported stolen.

For the latest reports go to the IMB Piracy Reporting Center


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