Incidents reported by the IMB since the last report:
08.09.2020: 0530 UTC:
Posn: 05:53N - 003:17E, Around 33nm SSW of Lagos, Nigeria.
A refrigerated cargo ship was attacked by armed pirates while underway. The pirates kidnapped two crew. The remaining crew managed to retreat into the citadel. Nigerian navy patrol vessels were deployed to the location to assist. The navy boarded the vessel, conducted a search and escorted the vessel to a safe anchorage. Remaining crew reported safe.
15.05.2020: 1030 UTC:
Posn: 01:14.2N - 103:29.6E, Around 3nm SSW of Tanjung Piai, Malaysia.
Robbers boarded a barge under tow and stole properties on the deck. Crew in the tug noticed the robbers and raised the alarm resulting in the robes escaping. Incident reported to VTS.
03.09.2020: 1935 UTC:
Posn: 14:31.87N - 120:50.59E, Manila OPL Anchorage, Philippines.
Unnoticed, robbers boarded an anchored general cargo ship, stole ship’s stores and properties and escaped . Incident noticed during routine rounds and reported to the Port Authority.
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