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Incident Type: Robbery
Incident Date: 16 November 2022, 0250hrs LT
Lat/Long: 4° 54' 18.29" N – 1° 41' 51.37" W
A robbery has been reported aboard a bulk carrier anchored at Takoradi Anchorage, Ghana. Duty crew noticed three perpetrators armed with long knives boarding the vessel. The bridge was informed and the alarm was raised, resulting in the robbers threatening the crew members before escaping with ship's items. The incident was reported to the local port authorities who requested to board the bulk carrier to investigate. The investigation revealed that the paint locker had been broken into and items of ship's stores had been stolen.
This is the tenth incident in Takoradi Anchorage this year. All incidents of this type have been reported to have occurred aboard anchored vessels between 23:59 and 06:00 UTC.
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