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Flash Report
Monday 15 June 2020
Macapa Anchorage, Brazil
Incident Details

Incident Type: Robbery

Location: Macapa Anchorage

Source: Clearwater

Incident Date: 10 June 2020, 0030 LT

Lat/Long: 00:02:08N – 050:58:06W 

Alert Number: 959

Incident Description

It has been reported that robbers were able to board an anchored bulk carrier at Macapa Anchorage. A Duty Crew member spotted two robbers on the aft deck. As the crew member approached, it was observed that the robbers were armed with a knife and a pipe. The crew member retreated and informed the Officer of the Watch who raised the alarm. The crew mustered which resulted in the perpetrators escaping with items of ship's property.

The incident was reported to both the Port Authority and local agent.


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