Date Time: 18/05/2019 05:55:00 UTC
Area: South America
Lat: 11°59'8 S
Lon: 77°11'9 W
Detail: [Boarding/Robbery/Assault] Around four to five robbers wearing face masks boarded an anchored LNG tanker via the hawse pipe at 0555 UTC in position 11:59.8S – 077:11.9W, Callao Anchorage, Peru. They took hostage the duty crew on routine rounds. Alarm raised, ship’s whistle sounded and crew mustered. Hearing the alarm, the robbers took the duty crew’s radio, pushed him and escaped in their boat. Incident was reported to Port Control and a patrol boat was dispatched to the anchorage area. Reported (IMB) 18 May.
Reported By: OL BRAVO