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Flash Report
Friday 02 October 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: 01 October 2020, 22:24 LT

Lat/Long: 02° 33.06 S – 080° 06.03 W

Alert Number: 996

Incident Description

It has been reported that robbers were able to board a container vessel whilst under pilotage in the Guayaquil river passage, Ecuador. A number of robbers armed with guns, were spotted opening the containers on deck. The alarm was raised and all crew were instructed to remain inside the accommodation. The robbers fired shots at the accommodation area before escaping with items of cargo from the containers. The incident was reported to the Port Authorities.


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