Robbers approached a vessel near Posn: 04:04S – 039:39E, Mbaraki Terminal, Mombasa, Kenya.
19.06.2017: Posn: 04:04S – 039:39E.
The Duty crew onboard a berthed product tanker noticed a robber attempting to board. He was trying to board the vessel via the poop deck using a hook attached with rope. Looking at this the crew informed the OOW in the cargo control room. As the robber approached the vessels railing the duty crew shouted eventually resulting in the robber to escape.
All crew are reported SAFE. A search made throughout the tanker stated that nothing was stolen. Mariners & Merchant vessels to exercise extreme caution near this area.