IMB ICC 181-17
29.12.2017: 1805 UTC:
Posn: 38:46.25N – 118:30.76E, Caofeidian Anchorage, China.
Duty AB onboard an anchored bulk carrier noticed some suspicious movements on the main deck. Upon checking, he noticed two unauthorized persons standing near the emergency generator room.
The AB informed the duty officer who immediately directed the ALDIS lamp and noticed two persons pulling out a hose from the D.O tank sounding pipe. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alertness, the persons pulled out the hose from the sounding pipe and escaped in a small boat.
On sounding the D.O tanks it was reported that D.O had been stolen.
ASKET Operations - Piracy & Maritime Security Alerts 2017