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Robbers boarded an anchored tanker, broke into the forecastle store, stole ship's stores and escaped unnoticed. Upon investigation it was learnt that the robbery took place between the deck security rounds carried out by the crew.

Robbers boarded an anchored product tanker unnoticed, stole ship's stores and escaped unnoticed. The theft occurred during a sandstorm when the duty A/B was called into the accommodation. Port control informed.

Four robbers boarded a bulk carrier drifting waiting for berthing instructions. Alarm raised. Crew mustered and approached with steel pipes. The robbers jumped overboard and escaped with stolen ship's stores.

About 12 pirates chased and closed in to 0.2nm from a LPG Tanker underway. Master enforced anti piracy measures and increased speed. The onboard security team displayed their weapons and the boats then moved away. All crew and vessel are safe.

Robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier and stole ship's stores and escaped unnoticed. The theft was noticed by the duty A/B during routine rounds on deck.

Robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier during cargo operations, stole ship's stores from forecastle and escaped before being spotted by the crew. Authorities informed and boarded the vessel for inspection.

Ten Pirates in two skiffs armed with automatic weapons chased a crude oil tanker underway. The tanker enforced anti piracy measures, increased speed, made evasive manoeuvres and managed to evade the boarding attempt resulting in the skiffs regrouping with the mother ship in the vicinity. Later, the skiffs launched a second attack on the tanker, approached at a speed of 24knots and managed to successfully board and hijack the vessel and take hostage the 26 crew members.

Six pirates in a skiff approached and fired upon a tanker underway from a distance of 500 meters. The armed security team returned fired resulting in the skiff aborting and moving away.

Pirates in two skiffs armed with AK47 and RPG approached a crude tanker underway. At a distance of 50 meters from the vessel the pirates fired seven RPG rounds and more than 300 rounds from AK47 firing upon the tanker. Effective anti piracy measures resulted in the skiffs aborting and moving away. No injuries to crew however vessel sustained damage due to the firing.

Six pirates armed with assault rifles in a speed boat launched from a fishing trawler boarded a supply vessel towing a barge. Alarm raised and all crew retreated into the citadel. After 1.5hours the crew emerged from the citadel and found the pirates had left. On inspection it was noticed that the bridge windows were damaged and ship's properties were stolen.

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