Latest Weekly ICC Piracy Report

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Friday, February 08, 2013

Four piracy and armed robbery incidents are noted in the latest ICC-CCS report. None off the Somali coast.

Adang Bay anchorage, Indonesia
Three robbers armed with knives boarded an anchored bulk carrier via the anchor chain. They attacked the duty crew on the forecastle, who managed to escape and raise the alarm. All crew mustered and proceeded forward. Seeing the alert crew the robbers jumped overboard and escaped in their boat. On investigation it was discovered ship’s stores stolen from the forecastle store.

Manila South Quarantine Anchorage, Philippines
Three robbers in a boat approached and boarded an anchored general cargo ship. Alert crew saw the robbers near the forecastle store and raised alarm. Seeing crew alertness the robbers escaped with stolen ship stores. Incident reported to VTMS and Coast Guard who advised to double watches and maintain proper look out.

South of Abidjan port, Ivory Coast
Owners off an oil tanker reported that they had lost contact with their vessel while underway and strongly suspected the vessel may have been hijacked. On 05.02.2013 the vessel and 17 crew members were released. Two crew were injured. The vessel proceeded to a safe port.

Lagos Anchorage, Nigeria
Armed persons with guns approached and fired upon an anchored chemical tanker carrying out STS operations. The response of the onboard Naval security team resulted in the armed persons moving away. One crew member died during the medical evacuation due to an injury sustained during the firing.









 

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