IMB ICC - Robbery Vung Tau Anchorage #piracy #marsec
Live Piracy & Armed Robbery Report 2020
Date and time Incident Received by PRC 2020-04-19 00:00:00 Attack Number: 056-20 Type of Attack : Boarded Type of Vessel : Container Location detail: Cotonou Anchorage Narrations: 18.04.2020: 2330 UTC: Posn: 06:16.8N – 002:32.4E, Cotonou Anchorage, Benin. Armed persons boarded an anchored container ship. Alarm raised and crew took shelter in the citadel. Incident reported to the Benin Authorities. A patrol boat in the vicinity was diverted to the location to rescue the crew members and to provide assistance to the ship. Eight crew reported missing from the ship.