Location 13NM SSE of Pearl Bank, Philippines
Type of incidents PAG
Lat. / Long. 05:34:48N – 119:47:54E
Date: 19 November 2016 2320 UTC
Description: Armed persons in a speedboat approached a vessel underway.
The Master raised the alarm, took evasive manoeuvres, increased speed and alerted all crew members.
The Philippines coastguard was informed continuously and its assistance was requested.
The speedboat aborted its approach due to the crew alertness.
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