Incidents reported by the IMB since the last report:
19.10.2020: 0107 UTC:
Posn: 04:46.50S – 011:45.55E, Pointe Noire Anchorage, The Congo.
Duty AB on routine rounds onboard an anchored container ship noticed a robber on the forecastle deck. The AB immediately retreated into the accommodation. Alarm raised, crew mustered and Port Control notified. A patrol boat was dispatched to the location. Upon investigation, it was discovered that ships stores were stolen.
15.10.2020: 2340 UTC:
Posn: 09:22.4N – 013:44.2W, Conakry Anchorage, Guinea.
Ten persons armed with guns and knives in two blue coloured boats approached and boarded an anchored bulk carrier. Alarm raised, SSAS activated and authorities informed. The persons aggressively and violently ransacked all cabins and escaped with cash and crew personal belongings. A Coast Guard vessel came and remained with the ship will daybreak.
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