Incidents reported by the IMB since the last report:
01.07.2020: 1640 UTC:
Posn: 01:16.88N - 104:19.10E, Singapore Straits.
Four robbers armed with knives boarded a reefer vessel. Duty crew spotted the robbers and raised the alarm. All crew mustered. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped with ship’s spares. Incident reported to VTIS.
30.06.2020: 2115 UTC:
Posn: 14:23.2S – 040:41.9E, Nacala Anchorage, Mozambique
Duty AB on routine rounds onboard an anchored bulk carrier noticed a mooring line cut and missing. Alarm raised, PA announcement made and a search was carried out onboard the ship. Port Control notified and a patrol boat was dispatched to the location.
27.06.2020: 0010 UTC:
Posn: 12:01.4S - 077:10.8W, Callao Anchorage, Peru.
Duty AB onboard an anchored bulk carrier noticed three persons attempting to board via the anchor chain. The AB immediately informed the D/O and started shouting at the robbers. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Seeing the alerted crew, the persons aborted the attempted boarding and escaped. Port Control and Coast Guard were notified who later arrived at the location and made a search.
24.06.2020: Around 1430 UTC:
Posn: 05:21N – 002:37E, Around 60nm South of Cotonou, Benin.
Six armed pirates attacked and boarded a fishing vessel underway, kidnapped six crew and escaped. The incident was reported to the Regional Authorities who coordinated a response and escorted the remaining crew to a safe port.
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