IMB ICC - Attempted Boarding, Muara Berau Anchorage, Samarinda, Indonesia. #marsec #piracy @IMB_Pira
IMB ICC 136-18 Bulk Carrier
27.08.2018: 1254 UTC:
Posn: 00:15.52S – 117:41.96E, Muara Berau Anchorage, Samarinda, Indonesia.
Two robbers attempted to board an anchored bulk carrier via the anchor chain during cargo operations. Alert duty crew stationed on the forecastle deck spotted the robbers and immediately notified the Master and D/O. Alarm sounded and crew made their way to the forward deck. Hearing the alerted crew approach, the robbers aborted the attempt and escaped in their boat. Incident reported to the agent.