Posted on November 05, 2018 by Ilias Kiritsis
Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates attempted to board a vessel off the coast of Mozambique.
Date Time: 29/10/2018 18:30:00 UTC
Area: Horn of Africa
Lat: 14°22’75 S
Lon: 40°42’5 E
Detail: [[Boarding Attempt] LATE Report | During security round, duty crew on board an anchored tanker noticed a boat tied up to the anchor chain and a robber trying to board the tanker via the anchor chain at 1830 UTC in position 14:22.75S – 040:42.05E, Nacala Outer Anchorage, Mozambique. Alarm raised and all crew mustered. Hearing the alarm, the robber jumped overboard, aborted the attempt and escaped. A search was carried out. Nothing reported stolen. Reported (IMB) 29 Oct.
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