IMB ICC 157-17
03.12.2017: 1610 UTC:
Posn: 14:33.72N – 120:55.25E, Manila Quarantine Anchorage, Philippines.
During routine security rounds, crew onboard an anchored container ship noticed the securing cables for the forward lifesaving appliances cut and the liferafts and immersion suites missing.
On inspecting the area, it was noticed that the robbers had boarded the vessel via the anchor chain and hawse pipe.
VTS Manila and the coast guard carried out a security search around the vessel.