Six robbers in a black boat tried to board an anchored general cargo vessel from astern. The crew noticed the robbers and raised the alarm. One robber managed to board the vessel and threatened the crew by showing a knife. Hearing the alarm and seeing the alerted crew the robber escaped without stealing anything. All crew reported safe
18.04.2018:1800 – 2200 UTC: Posn: 00:15.29S – 117:36.7E, Muara Berau Anchorage, Samarinda, Indonesia.Unnoticed, robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier. They managed to stole ship store’s properties at the forecastle. Upon checking, it was found that forecastle padlock was broken. The robbers were suspected to board the vessel thru the anchor chain.