Incident Type: - d. Criminal Boarding
Region: - South America
Authority/ Reported By: - IMB/ ICC
Position: - 00:00.88N – 051:00.04W
IMB ICC 136-20
08.10.2020: 0320 UTC:
Posn: 00:00.88N – 051:00.04W, Macapa
Anchorage, Brazil Three persons in a small fishing boat came alongside an anchored bulk carrier. Two of the robbers boarded and broke into the forecastle store. Alert OOW noticed the unauthorised persons on the forecastle and raised the alarm and sounded the ship’s horn. Crew mustered. Seeing crew alertness, the robbers escaped without stealing anything.