Posn: 04:46.7S - 011:47.0E, Pointe Noire Anchorage, Republic of Congo.
Duty AB on routine rounds onboard an anchored crude oil tanker noticed three armed robbers on the forecastle deck. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped. A search was made throughout the tanker and ship’s properties were reported as missing. Incident reported to the port control who dispatched a police boat which searched the waters around the tanker.