Robbery on a tanker, Angola
Issued: 6 months, 1 week ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
9 Jan 2024 - 02:35 CW Alert 020- (Jan 24) West Africa Robbery ROBBERS MDAT-GoG
It has been reported that there has been a robbery onboard a crude oil tanker anchored at Luanda anchorage, Angola. Up to four perpetrators boarded the vessel via the hawse pipe and were discovered on deck. The alarm was raised which caused the robbers to escape in a small craft. A ship-wide search found that six lifejackets and five immersion suits were missing.
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