On or about 14 0015H Feb 16, four robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier using a grappling hook attached with a rope while at Tuna Buoy Anchorage Kandla, India. (LAT 22°46”N, LONG 070°00”E). The duty AB on routine rounds noticed the robbers trying to break open a store’s padlock. He immediately informed the bridge. Alarm raised, PA announcement made and crew mustered. Upon hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped empty handed. Kandla Tower informed.

Source: Commercial Crime Services