Attempted Boarding Off Peru 19 March 2019
Date Time: 19/03/2019 07:00:00 UTC
Area: South America
Lat: 12°1'66 S
Lon: 77°12'3 W
Detail: [Boarding Attempt] Four robbers wearing jackets and caps in a small boat approached an anchored vehicle carrier at 0700 UTC in position 12:01.66S – 077:12.03W, Callao Anchorage, Peru. Duty crew on routine rounds noticed the robbers attempting to board the ship via the anchor cable. Alarm raised, ship’s horn sounded and crew directed flash lights towards the robbers. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers aborted the attempted boarding and escaped. VTS Tramar and local agents informed. A patrol boat was dispatched to search the anchorage area. Reported (IMB) 19 Mar.
Reported By: OL BRAVO