Robbery on a container vessel, Angola
Issued: 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
20 Jul 2023 - 01:50 CW Alert 020- (Jul 23) West Africa Robbery ROBBERS CLOSED SOURCE
It has been reported that an robbery occurred on a Hong Kong-flagged container vessel whilst anchored at Soyo Anchorage, Angola. A number of robbers boarded the container vessel from a small boat and were able steal items of cargo after breaking into one of the containers. Duty crew spotted the robbery in progress and raised the alarm which resulted in the perpetrators escaping. The vessel and crew are reported as safe.
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