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Flash Report
Sunday 18 October 2020
Waterfall at sunset
Callao Anchorage, Peru


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Incident Details

Incident Type: Robbery

Location: Callao Anchorage, Peru

Source: Clearwater

Incident Date: 17 October 2020, 01300 LT

Lat/Long: 12° 01.00 S – 077° 13.00 W

Alert Number: 1013

Incident Description

It has been reported that a robbery has occurred on an anchored tanker at Callao Anchorage. The duty officer noticed a suspicious light near the forward store and asked the duty crew to investigate. The duty crew were then taken hostage and tied up by the robbers who also stole personal belongings. The robbers then released the duty crew before making their escape. The duty officer and Master were informed, and a search was carried out. The incident was reported to the port authorities and the local agent.


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