Posn: 14:32.27S – 040:40.15E, Port of Nacala, Mozambique.
Three robbers in a small boat approached a berthed product tanker during discharging operations. Using a bamboo pole attached with hook and a portable wooden ladder, one robber managed to board the tanker. The duty deck watch crew noticed the robber and immediately informed the OOW who raised the alarm. Upon hearing the alarm, the robber escaped with his two accomplices. A search was made throughout the tanker. It was reported that ship’s properties were stolen. Incident reported to Port Authorities through the local agents.