The 'Komodo' was approached by a canoe and boarded by perpetrators, while being moored in pos. 08 44 38 S, 013 17 22 E at the Luanda anchorage on March 26, 2023, at 02.30 a.m. UTC. The ISPS duty crew spotted the perpetrators and alerted the Officer of the Watch, who raised the alarm. Hearing the alarm, the perpetrators fled the vessel and escaped. Vessel's properties were reported stolen by the perpetrators. The Luanda Port authorities were informed of the incident.
The 'Monjasa Reformer' was spotted about 540 miles offshore on March 28, according to a maritime cooperation center that monitors security in the area, after having been boarded by five armed pirates about 140 miles west of Port Pointe-Noire. All 16 crew members had sought refuge in th citadel. The Danish marine fuel supplier Monjasa, owner of the tanker, said on March 28 that all communication channels with the ship had been lost. The company was unable to provide further details on March 29 for security reasons. It reported the incident to the Maritime Domain Awareness for Trade - Gulf of Guinea (GOG-MDAT), a center of cooperation between the British and French navies to maintain security in the Gulf of Guinea.
The 'Monjasa Reformer' has been found, but three of the 16 crew members have been kidnapped by the pirates. The ship was located by the French navy 91 nautical miles from the island state of Sao Tome & Principe in the Gulf of Guinea in the night, of March 30. At this point the pirates had left the ship and taken some of the crew members with them. The remaining crew members were all in good health and safe and receiving appropriate treatment. Monjasa continued to work closely with the local authorities to ensure that the abducted sailors can return home safely to their families. Monjasa thanked the French Navy and all other parties for their assistance. The tanker was boarded by pirates off Pointe Noir in the Congo on March 25.
The Master of the 'CO Nagoya' reported to the Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) Manila, that the crew had sighted three perpetrators on the upper deck, and two others in the vicinity of the vessel, which was at anchor in pos. 14 32 51 N, 120 53 05 E at the Quarantine anchorage area 26 of the south harbour of Manila on March 19, 2023, at 08.30 a.m. UTC. Upon receipt of the report, the Philippine Coast Guard Station Manila immediately dispatched two vessels to the location of the incident. The vessels arrived at the location, made contact via VHF radio to check the status of the crew, the vessel and gather the details of the incident. However, the perpetrators had already fled the vessel and escaped. The Coastguard personnel conducted an inspection of spaces and compartments on the vessel, intensified maritime patrols in the vicinity, intercepted and inspected several vessels plying in the area but yielded negative result. The padlock of the forecastle store was broken, and three fire nozzles, one box of brass nuts and bolts, one portable fan, and one roll of brass seizing wire were missing, presumed stolen by the perpetrators.
Ten robbers armed with knives boarded the 'Tomini Entity' in pos. 12 00 37 S, 077 13 47 W, at the Callao anchorage on March 28, 2023, at 07.30 a.m. UTC. They took hostages and tied up the duty crew, stole crew's personnel belongings, fled the vessel and escaped with the stolen vessel's stores. The incident was reported to the Port Authorities. The Coast Guard boarded the vessel for investigation.