24 December 2019 – Boarding & Attempted Armed Robbery, Sumatra/Indonesia

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While at anchor, while the 3rd engineer was doing safety round at the engine room, three perpetrators armed with knives boarded the ship and attempted to attack the duty oiler. The 3rd engineer immediately ran to the engine control room and raised the general alarm. The perpetrators escaped from the starboard side by a rope attached to the ship’s railings. A search was conducted on board the ship. The master reported the incident to Panjang Vessel Traffic System (VTS) through VHF Channel 16/10 and to the Company Security Officer (CSO). The crew was not injured and nothing was stolen.

Source : Recaap