Location 6NM SW of Doc Can Island, Philippines
Type of incidents PAG
Lat. / Long. 05:55N – 119:50E
Date: 23 November 2016 2322 UTC
Description: Seven gunmen on board a speedboat wearing black masks approached a vessel underway at stern. Master raised the alarm and conducted anti-piracy measures.
Gunmen aborted the approach due to crew alertness and hardening measures taken by vessel. Master warned other vessels via VHF channel 16. All crew reported safe.
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