Product Tanker Boarded – Merak Anchorage, Indonesia.
Boarded // Type of Vessel: Product Tanker
Location detail: Posn: 05:53.95S – 105:59.07E, Merak Anchorage, Indonesia.
Three robbers armed with long knives in a small boat boarded an anchored tanker using a ladder. They forced their way into the steering gear room after breaking the padlock. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Hearing the alarm, the robbers escaped in their boat. A search was carried out. It was reported that engine spares were stolen. Port Control was informed.