Attempted Armed Robbery
Incident Type: - d. Criminal Boarding
Region: - South America
Authority/ Reported By: - IMB/ ICC
Position: - 18° 34.0N, 072° 23.2W
Port Au Prince Anchorage, Haiti.
Two robbers armed with a gun boarded an anchored tanker. Alert duty crew noticed the robbers, raised the alarm and retreated into the accommodation. All crew mustered. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped with ship's properties in a wooden boat along with another accomplice. The incident was reported to the CSO and Port Control.