Pirate Attack Venezuela 02 October 2017
DateTime: 29/09/2017 06:30:00 UTC
Area: South America
Lat: 10°16'6 N
Lon: 64°42'3 W
Detail: [Boarding] Duty AB on board an anchored tanker spotted two robbers armed with knives on the poop deck and immediately informed the OOW at 0630 UTC in position 10:16.6N – 064:42.3W, Puerto La Cruz Anchorage, Venezuela. Alarm raised, PA announcement made and crew mastered. Hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped without stealing anything. Incident reported to port authorities and the local agents. Reported (IMB) 29 Sep.
ReportedBy: OL BRAVO