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Flash Report
Tuesday 29 September 2020
Waterfall at sunset
Guayaquil River Passage, Ecuador.


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Incident Details

Incident Type: Robbery

Location: Guayaquil River Passage

Source: Clearwater

Incident Date: 25 Sept. 2020, 22:36 LT

Lat/Long: 02° 26.00 S – 080° 02.00 W

Alert Number: 993

Incident Description

It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a container vessel whilst under pilotage at Guayaquil river passage. Robbers armed with guns approached and boarded the container vessel. The alarm was raised, the crew mustered and the SSAS was activated. Despite the alarm sounding and searchlights being directed towards the robbers, they were able
to steal items of cargo from the containers before escaping. The vessel and crew have been reported as safe. The incident was reported to the local authorities who boarded the vessel for  further investigation.


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