IMO GISIS: Piracy and Armed Robbery Alert
Tanker Approached by 2 Skiffs
194 nm southwest of Panjim (Goa), India
13° 38.00'N, 70° 55.00' E
While sailing, a mother boat with two skiffs picked up speed towards the ship on a collision course.
The crew raised the general alarm, the anti-piracy alarm and fog horn was sounded.
After a few minutes, the skiffs stopped approaching the ship.
The Master was not able to see the persons on board the skiffs or the mother boat.
He reported the incident to the authority and continued her voyage.
ASKET Operations - Piracy & Maritime Security Alerts 2017