The duty engine crew onboard the 'Rosco Olive' noticed two perpetrators in the engine room while the ship was transiting the Singapore Strait in position 001 15 27.6N, 104 11 11.4E, on OCt 10, 2021, at 3.40 p.m. They immediately informed the Chief Engineer who notified the bridge. The alarm was raised and the crew mustered. Seeing the crew's alertness, the robbers fled the vessel and escaped. A search was carried out throughout the ship and nothing was reported missing.
The 'Nordorinoco', which was moored in position 12 01 33 S, 077 11 43 W, at the Callao anchorage, was approached by six robbers in two boats who boarded the vessel using ropes and tried to break into the bosun's store on Sep 26, 2021, at11.55 p.m. The duty crew member noticed the robbers and raised the alarm. The robbers threatened him with knives but left without stealing anything. The Callao port control was informed, and a patrol vessel was dispatched to search the waters around the vessel.
The 'True Champion' was boarded by robbers in pos. 01 03 18.6N, 103 36 21E, in the Malacca Strait on Oct 6, 2021, at 4 p.m. The robbers stole ship's spares and escaped unnoticed. The theft was noticed by the duty crew during the next routine rounds, and the incident was reported to the Singapore Police Coast Guard.
The duty crew of the 'Bochem Luxembourg' noticed approximately four robbers armed with knives on the forecastle in position 11 59 30.6S, 077 11 33W, at the Callao anchorage on Sep 15, 2021,. at 12.25 a.m. The alarm was raised, and the crew was mustered. Upon hearing the alarm and seeing the alterted crew, the robbers fled with stolen ship's stores. The port control was informed, and subsequently a patrol boat of the Coastguard searched the waters around the moored tanker and then boarded the vessel for an investigation. On Sep 16 the ship berthed at the APM Callao Terminal.
The 'Amelia' was boarded by three perpetrators while proceeding in the eastbound lane of the Singapore Strait, in position 01 15 00N, 104 06 00E, on Pct 5, 2021, at 6.30 p.m. The Master of the tanker conducted checks on board. The crew was accounted for, and some engine parts were reported stolen. The 'Amelia' did not require any assistance and has continued its voyage to its next port of call Zhuhaiwith an ETA as of Oct 13.