02 November 2018 – Suspicious Approach,Gulf of Aden

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While sailing, the duty officer noticed a suspicious mother boat with unknown number of people on board and two skiffs with two men on board each skiff. The duty officer informed the master who activated security measures by activating the deck water spray, broadcasted the security situation through VHF Ch 16 and stationed three guards at the bridge. He commenced …

05 November 2018- Armed Robbery Approximately 26 nm east of Pulau Bintan, Indonesia (South China Sea)

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While underway, five perpetrators armed with machetes and with their faces covered with balaclavas, boarded the port quarter of the ship from a small boat. The perpetrators managed to enter the wheelhouse and confronted the chief officer who was on watch-keeping duty. They brought the chief officer down to the master’s cabin where the perpetrators ordered the master to open …

21 October 2018 – Suspicious Activity, Tabangao Customary Anchorage, Batangas, Philippines

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While at anchor, the security personnel sighted two perpetrators armed with knives at the forecastle of the ship. The duty officer sounded the ship’s alarm, and the perpetrators escaped in their motor boat. The crew was not injured. Six scupper plugs, two fire hose nozzles and 15 hydrant caps were stolen. The duty officer sounded the ship’s alarm. Source : …

18 October 2018- perpetrators on ship,Muara Berau Anchorage, East Kalimantan, Indonesia

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While at anchor, two perpetrators armed with machetes boarded the ship through the anchor chain. Two other perpetrators were on standby onboard a motorized boat. The duty A/B, upon seeing the two perpetrators on the forward deck, immediately informed the duty officer who sounded the alarm and mustered the crew. The chief mate and other crew rushed to the scene. …

29 Oct 2018 – 2 vessels under attack 270°/ 102nm of POINTE NOIRE, REPUBLIC OF CONGO

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On 29th OCTOBER 2018 at 12:50Z, two vessels are under attack in position 04°47’S – 010°07’E (270°/ 102nm of POINTE NOIRE, REPUBLIC OF CONGO). Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution in this area. UPDATE 002 Category: SUMMARY OF EVENTS 29th OCT. 2018 Description: On 29th OCTOBER 2018 at 12:50Z, two vessels were under attack in position 04°47’S – 010°07’E …

03 OCTOBER 2018, ARMED ROBBERY, Guimaras Island and Negros Occidental, Philippine.

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While sailing, three swimmers wearing facial mask armed with two pistols and one M16 rifle boarded the fishing banca from a blue motor bank with “Juvelin” marking on its freeboard. They took the fishermen’s fish catches and other valuable material. The three (3) fishermen were on fishing venture when the three perpetrators boarded their fishing trawler which was not registered, …

9th October 2018 , ATTEMPTED THEFT. Takoradi Anchorage

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On Tuesday 9th October 2018 at 0315 UTC, in position 04°53’00N 001°45’00W (Takoradi anchorage) a MV was boarded by 1 person via the anchor chain. The person left the vessel when spotted by a security patrol. Nothing was stolen. Crew and vessel are safe. VESSELS TRANSITING THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION. Source : MDAT – GoG