On or about 31 2130H Jul 14, seven (7) robbers armed with knives in a fishing boat approached and boarded an anchored container ship via the poop deck at Chittagong Anchorage, Bangladesh (21°49’15”N, 91°31’38”E). Duty crew spotted the robbers stealing the ship’s stores and raised the alarm. As the crew mustered and approached the robbers, they jumped into their boat and escaped with the stolen stores. Incident reported to the Coast Guard who advised the Master to be vigilant and report any suspicious movement. A patrol boat came and searched the area.

Source: Commercial Crime Services