Attempted Boarding Off Ecuador 03 May 2019
Date Time: 03/05/2019 20:10:00 UTC
Area: South America
Lat: 0°8'54 S
Lon: 81°19'38 W
Detail: [Boarding Attempt] Two speed boats with five persons in each boat approached a bulk carrier underway at 2010 UTC in position 00:08S - 081:19.9W, around 52nm WNW of Cabo Pasado, Ecuador. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Vessel increase speed, commenced evasive manoeuvres and started spraying the boats with charged fire hoses, resulting in the boats moving away. Crew and vessel reported safe. Reported (IMB) 3 May.
ReportedBy: OL BRAVO