Duty crew onboard an anchored tanker carrying out STS operations noticed an unauthorised person near the forecastle. Alarm sounded. Seeing the alerted crew the person jumped overboard and escaped with his accomplices in a wooden boat. A naval patrol boat arrived at the location, searched the waters around the tanker and remained close to the tanker until daybreak. Nothing reported stolen. Crew and vessel safe.
26.01.2020: 0324 UTC: Posn: 03:56.49N – 098:45.24E, Belawan Anchorage, Indonesia.
Deck watchmen on routine rounds onboard an anchored tanker noticed the forward storeroom broken into and ships properties missing. On searching the area, footsteps were noticed on the forecastle and it was assumed that the thieves gained access via the anchor chain.
28.01.2020: 0818 UTC: Posn: 12:00.15S – 077:10.59W, Callao Anchorage, Peru.
Two unauthorised persons from two skiffs came alongside and boarded an anchored tanker. Duty watchman on security rounds noticed the persons on the forecastle deck. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Seeing the alerted crew, the persons jumped overboard and escaped. Port Authorities notified. Nothing reported stolen.