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Flash Report
Wednesday 21 October 2020
Waterfall at sunset
Pointe Noire Anchorage, Congo


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Incident Details

Incident Type: Robbery

Location: Pointe Noire Anchorage, Congo

Source: Clearwater

Incident Date: 19 October 2020, 0207 LT

Lat/Long: 04:45:00S – 011:50:00E

Alert Number: 1015

Incident Description

It has been reported that a robbery has occurred on a container vessel whilst anchored at Pointe Noire Anchorage. A number of robbers were spotted on the forecastle of the vessel by the crew, who then retreated to the citadel and alerted the authorities. A patrol vessel was then dispatched, and an inspection was conducted. The crew carried out a search of
the vessel and noticed that two mooring ropes were missing. It is believed that the robbers managed to board the vessel via the anchor chain.


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