Armed Robbery / Rep Congo 02-090221





INCIDENT OVER

 

Event: Armed Robbery (successful)

 

Date and Time: 9 February 2021, 0050hrs local

Location: Pointe Noire Anchorage, Rep of Congo

Position: 04°43.2’S, 011°45.2’E

Distance from Shore: Approx. 3nm

 

Vessel Details

Type: Containership

L x B: 260m x 32.25m

Speed: N/A – at anchor

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: 0

Injured: 0

Killed: 0

Security Present: None

Damage to Cargo: None

Damage to Vessel: None

Weather: Light Breeze / 9mm precipitation (thunderstorm)

Wave Height: 1.2m

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: 3

Number of Craft: Not reported

Weapons Seen: Knife

Equipment Seen: None reported

 

Description: 3 robbers boarded a containership at Pointe Noire anchorage. Duty crew heard a noise in the aft mooring station and saw 3 persons, one with a knife. Alarm was raised which
caused the robbers to flee. After a search was carried out, it was discovered that 1 blue line polypropylene had been stolen. All safe onboard.

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