Armed Robbers Board Vessel Off Venezuela 29 March 2019
Date Time: 28/03/2019 04:10:00 UTC
Area: South America
Lat: 10°11'4 N
Lon: 64°52'1 W
Detail: [Boarding/Robbery] Five robbers armed with knives and a pipe wrench boarded an anchored Liberia-flagged tanker at 0410 UTC in position 10:11.4N - 064:52.1W, Jose Terminal Anchorage, Venezuela. They tied up the aft watch keeper and broke into the paint store. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Hearing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped with stolen ship’s stores. Reported (IMB) 28 Mar.
ReportedBy: OL BRAVO