Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia
During 22-28 Aug 17, one incident of armed robbery against ship was reported to the ReCAAP ISC by ReCAAP Focal Point (Philippines).
1. Warnow Master
16/8/17 0459 hrs
14°33.1' N, 120°55.64' E
Anchorage in the waters off South Harbour Manila, Philippines
While at anchor, the duty roving watch when conducting routine inspection noticed two perpetrators inside the hawse pipe at the starboard side of the ship. He immediately reported the incident to the duty officer on watch who alerted the master, sounded the general alarm and reported the incident to the Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) Manila. The perpetrators, upon hearing the alarm jumped into the water. The crew was not injured. No stolen items reported.
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