Attempted Cargo Theft / Nigeria 01-100618






INCIDENT OVER

Event: Attempted Cargo Theft
IMB Level: 3
 
Date and Time: 9th June 2018
Location: Apapa Port, Lagos
Position: 06°27’17”N, 03°22’19”E
Distance from Shore: N/A – Vessel alongside.
 
Vessel Details
Type: Tanker
Length x Beam: 128m x 20m
 
Event Details
Kidnapped: 0
Injured: 0
Killed: 0
Security Present: No
Weather: Moderate Breeze
Wave Height: 1.2m
 
Threat Details
Number of Pirates/Robbers: 6 or 7
Number of Craft: 1
Weapons Seen: None reported.
Equipment Seen: Hose
 
Description: Tanker was approached by 6 or 7 robbers in one speed boat whilst alongside at Apapa port. One robber boarded the vessel and inserted a hose into a cargo tank. An on-duty crew member
saw the robber and raised the alarm, causing the robber to flee and escape in the speed boat.

 

 

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