Incidents reported by the IMB in the last 7 days:
22.05.2018: 0007 UTC: Posn: 03:46N – 001:30E, Around 140nm South of Lome, Togo.
Seven pirates in a skiff came alongside a drifting product tanker and tried to board via the poop deck. Alert duty crew spotted the pirates and raised the alarm resulting in the pirates aborting the boarding attempt and the skiff moving away. All crew safe. Master reported a suspicious vessel in the vicinity from which the pirates could have approached his vessel.
19.05.2018: 1925 UTC: Posn: 05:52.3S - 106:04.8E, Merak Anchorage, Indonesia.
Three robbers armed with knives, boarded an anchored bulk carrier and threatened the Duty AB on routine rounds. The robbers entered the engine room stole ship’s spares and escaped.
For the latest reports go to the IMB Piracy Reporting Center