On or about 15 0300H May 15, unauthorised persons boarded a berthed product tanker during cargo operations at Berth No.5, Kandla Port, India (23°1’47”N, 70°13’23”E). They stole ship’s properties and escaped. Duty crew on routine rounds noticed the theft and raised the alarm. Upon investigation, it was found that the persons gained entry through the forward fire wire and escaped by opening the anchor cover securing bolts and nuts. Small foot prints were visible on forecastle deck. Local agents and PFSO informed.

Source: Commercial Crime Service