Attempted Boarding In Buenaventura Channel, Colombia
April 19: A boat with around eight to 10 persons approached a container ship under pilotage in Buenaventura Channel (03:47.6N – 077:14.3W) and attempted to board via the rigged pilot ladder. Duty lookout noticed the boat and raised the alarm. Crew mustered near the pilot ladder resulting in the boat aborting and moving away. The pilot notified the coast guard and a patrol boat was dispatched to investigate.