Incidents reported by the IMB in the last 7 days:
02.01.2019: 0001 UTC:
Posn: 05:28N - 002:21E, Around 55nm South of Cotonou, Benin.
Armed pirates attack and boarded a container ship underway. Six crew members reported missing. The remaining crew sailed the ship to a safe port.
10.01.2019: 2200 UTC:
Posn: Ciwandan Anchorage, Indonesia.
During routine rounds, duty crew onboard an anchored cargo vessel noticed the lock to the Engine store broken and ship's spares missing. Incident reported to local agents.
12.01.2019: 2030 UTC:
Posn: 38:53N – 118:36E, Cao Fei Dian Large Oil Tank Anchorage, China.
Two robbers, armed with a steel bar, boarded an anchored bulk carrier. Duty crew noticed the robbers and raised the alarm. Hearing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped without stealing anything. Incident reported to port authorities.
For the latest reports go to the IMB Piracy Reporting Center