Theft (unsuccessful) / Ghana 01-091018






INCIDENT OVER

Event: Theft (unsuccessful)
IMB Level: 3
 
Date and Time: 9th October 2018, 0315hrs UTC
Location: Takoradi Anchorage, Ghana
Position: 04°50’N, 001°45’W
Distance from Shore: Approx. 3nm
 
Vessel Details
Type: Bulk Carrier
Length x Beam: 190m x 31m
Status: At anchor
 
Event Details
Kidnapped: 0
Injured: 0
Killed: 0
Security Present: Unarmed Watchmen
Weather: Light Breeze / 0.4mm precipitation
Wave Height: 0.8m
 
Threat Details
Number of Pirates: 1
Number of Craft: Not reported
Weapons Seen: None reported
Equipment Seen: None reported
 
Description: 1 intruder boarded the bulk carrier at Takoradi anchorage via the hawse pipe. The intruder was spotted by “ISPS on duty personnel” and alarm was raised. On hearing the alarm, the intruder
fled.

 

This is the ninth incident at Takoradi anchorage this year, and 7th theft attempt.

 

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