Posted on July 03, 2019 by Ilias Kiritsis

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was robbed while berthed at Jakarta, Indonesia.

Jakarta Robbery, June 6th 2019 Maritime Piracy


Category: Robbery

Date: 30th of July

Location: Tanjung Priok Port, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Position: S6°5’55 E106°53’2


A berthed bulk carrier was robbed in the morning of June the 30th while undergoing cargo operations in the port of Tanjung Priok in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The incident occurred at approximately 09:30 am LT. The Duty Bosun on routine rounds noticed that the padlock into the storeroom had been broken and proceeded to notify the Duty Officer. The alarm was raised and the crew mustered. Upon conducting a search, they discovered that the ship's properties had been stolen.

The incident was then reported to the local Port Authority. The Port Security Police and the Indonesian Coast Guard proceeded to board the ship in order to carry out an inspection.

Vessel and crew are considered safe. 


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Posted in Security , Piracy , Indonesia , South East Asia , Robbery

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