Robbery / Guinea 01-170918 – UPDATED INFORMATION






INCIDENT OVER

Event: Theft Level 3 (successful)

IMB Level: 1

 

Date and Time: 17th September 2018, 0310hrs UTC

Location: Conakry Anchorage, Guinea

Position: 09°20.5’N, 013°43.2’W

Distance from Shore: 10nm

 

Vessel Details

Type: Oil/Chemical Tanker

Length x Beam: 184m x 27.4m

Status: At anchor

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: 0

Injured: 0

Killed: 0

Security Present: No

 

Threat Details

Number of Pirates: 4

Number of Craft: Not reported

Weapons Seen: Knives and Firearms

Equipment Seen: None reported

 

Description: 4 robbers boarded the anchored tanker via the anchor chain. Spotted by the OOW and the alarm was raised. After 30 minutes, they left the vessel. No further information received.

 

Update: Following update from IMB, crew retreated to Citadel. The attackers opened fire at the bridge windows and entered into the accommodation. All crew cabins ransacked, and crew personal belongings
stolen. The attackers escaped before a Navy boat arrived at the scene. All crew reported safe.

 

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From: <operations@arcafrica.com>
Date: Monday, 17 September 2018 at 10:24
Subject: Robbery / Guinea 01-170918

 

INCIDENT OVER

Event: Theft Level 1 (unsuccessful)

IMB Level: 3

 

Date and Time: 17th September 2018, 0310hrs UTC

Location: Conakry Anchorage, Guinea

Position: 09°20.5’N, 013°43.2’W

Distance from Shore: 10nm

 

Vessel Details

Type: Oil/Chemical Tanker

Length x Beam: 184m x 27.4m

Status: At anchor

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: 0

Injured: 0

Killed: 0

Security Present: No

 

Threat Details

Number of Pirates: 4

Number of Craft: Not reported

Weapons Seen: Knives

Equipment Seen: None reported

 

Description: 4 robbers boarded the anchored tanker via the anchor chain. Spotted by the OOW and the alarm was raised. After 30 minutes, they left the vessel. No further information received.

 

 

MARITIME SECURITY | UNDERWATER SERVICES | OPERATIONAL SUPPORT | AGENCY SERVICES

 

E: info@arcafrica.com

T: +44 (0) 203 151 0170

 

www.arcafrica.com

 

Africa Risk Compliance Limited

 

 


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