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Acts of piracy

1 October, 2018

·          02.08.2018: 17.30 UTC: Posn: 22:01N – 091:46E, Off Kutubdia Anchorage, Bangladesh.
Six robbers in a small boat boarded an anchored tanker using a hook attached with a rope. They stole ship’s stores and properties and escaped. The incident was reported to the Bangladesh Coast Guard who searched the area.
 
·          02.08.2018: 20.00 UTC: Posn: 06:02.2S – 106:53.4E, Tanjung Priok Anchorage, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Unnoticed, robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier, stole engine spares and escaped. The theft was noticed during routine rounds and a search throughout the vessel was carried out.
 
·          04.08.2018: 15.00 UTC: Posn: 03:24.5N – 112:54.5E, around 11nm NW of Tanjung Kidurong, Malaysia.
Five robbers armed with knives and handgun boarded a tanker underway. After realising the tanker was in ballast, the robbers stole crew personal belongings and disembarked. Incident reported to local police.
 
·          05.08.2018: 05.00 UTC: Posn: 00:04.0N – 050:58.5W, Macapa Anchorage, Brazil.
Unnoticed robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier, stole ship’s stores and escaped. The theft was noticed during routine rounds. Incident reported to local agent.
 
·          10.08.2018: 10.00 UTC: Posn: off Tambisan Island, NE of Sabah, Malaysia. 
Several persons in speed boats boarded a tug towing a barge underway. The Crew locked all access into the tug and contacted the local authorities who dispatched a security boat. Due to the hardening of the tug the persons were unable to enter the accommodation and escaped when they noticed the security boat approaching. The tug continued her voyage to the next port. Crew reported safe. 
 
·          10.08.2018: 17.50 LT: Posn: 05:26.4N – 119:13.28E, Pulau, Malaysia.
Ten unarmed attackers in a small pump boat boarded the tug boat. All nine crew (eight Indonesians, one Indian) were safely locked inside the bridge. The attackers failed to abduct the vessel and fled at 6.15 PM. No injury to the crew and no items were reported stolen. RMN Warship managed to rendezvous with tug boat and escorted to Sandakan Port for further investigation.
 
·          10.08.2018: 20.55 UTC, Posn: 21:41.60N – 088:01.35E, Sagar Inner Anchorage, India.
Duty crew onboard an anchored bulk carrier noticed six robbers stealing the mooring ropes and raised the alarm. Seeing the alerted crew the robbers escaped with stolen ships stores. Incident reported to local authority.
 
·          12.08.2018: 06.22 UTC, Posn: 24:05.9S – 046:17.4W, Santos Anchorage, Brazil.    
Around four robbers boarded an anchored ro-ro ship using a rope attached to a hook and started opening the containers on deck. Duty crew noticed the robbers and raised the alarm and notified the authorities. Hearing the alarm, the robbers escaped without stealing anything. After berthing the local police and customs boarded for investigation.
 
·          17.08.2018: 01.42 LT: Posn: 22:06.75N – 091:44.22E, Chittagong Outer Anchorage, Bangladesh.
While at anchor, four robbers boarded container ship MCC NINGBO, took the 200 metres mooring rope and escaped. The theft was noticed during routine rounds. Incident reported to Chittagong Port Control.
 
·          17.08.2018: 03.50 LT: Posn: 22:12.02N – 091:44.20E, Chittagong Outer Anchorage, Bangladesh.
Unnoticed, four robbers boarded an anchored container vessel WEST SCENT and escaped with stolen 70 metres mooring rope. The theft was noticed during routine rounds. Incident reported to Chittagong Port Control.
 
·          20.08.2018: 15.51 UTC: Posn: 02:22.3S – 080:00.9W, Estero Salada Passage, Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Two persons in a small skiff came alongside a container vessel underway. The onboard security guards spotted the persons, raised the alarm and switched on all deck lighting. Seeing the crew alertness, the persons aborted the attempted boarding and moved away. Incident reported to Guayaquil Port Control.
 
·          21.08.2018: 23.00 LT: Posn: Port Au Prince anchorage Haiti, Caribbean sea.
While at anchor, the duty deck cadet on routine checks at forecastle of chemical tanker heard some noises behind him. When he turned around, he saw two robbers on board. One of the robbers approached and attacked the cadet who suffered cuts on his left palm. The robbers then jumped overboard and escaped. No items were stolen. The crew applied first aid to the injured cadet. There was no injury to the remaining crew. 
 
·          27.08.2018: 12.54 UTC: Posn: 00:15.52S – 117:41.96E, Muara Berau Anchorage, Samarinda, Indonesia.
Two robbers attempted to board an anchored bulk carrier via the anchor chain during cargo operations. Alert duty crew stationed on the forecastle deck spotted the robbers and immediately notified the Master and D/O. Alarm sounded and crew made their way to the forward deck. Hearing the alerted crew approach, the robbers aborted the attempt and escaped in their boat. Incident reported to the agent.
 
·          27.08.2018: 20.15 UTC: Posn: 07:06.9N – 125:39.5E, Insular Oil Terminal, Davao, Philippines.
Four robbers in a boat attempted to board a berthed product tanker. Duty crew noticed the robbers and raised the alarm. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers aborted the boarding attempt and escaped. Coast Guard informed.
 
·          28.08.2018: 09.35 UTC: Posn: 02:30.9S – 080:05.1W, around 16NM SW of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Three persons armed with handguns, in a small skiff came alongside a container vessel underway. The skiff was detected on the ships radar on the starboard side. One person attempted to board while other two persons showed handguns. The crew spotted the attempted boarding and sounded the ships horn continuously. Upon hearing the alarm, the persons aborted the attempted boarding and moved away. Incident reported to Guayaquil Port Control and Ecuador Coast Guard.
 

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