IMB ICC 018-19
10.02.2019: 1840 UTC: Posn: 38:52.50N – 118:42.60E, Caofeidian Anchorage, China.
Duty officer onboard an anchored bulk carrier noticed from the bridge wing a hose connected from an open DO tank manhole to a small unlit barge alongside the ship.
Alarm raised, and duty AB instructed to investigate. Hearing the alarm, the duty officer noticed a robber lowering the hose and escaping in the barge.
On sounding the tank, it was reported that DO had been stolen. Incident reported to VTS Caofeidian.
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