Cargo Theft Aboard Tanker at Deendayal Anchorage, India
|May 09: At approx. 22:10 LT while the tanker ARIONAS was anchored at Deendayal Anchorage in India, seven unarmed, unauthorized individuals boarded the tanker from on board a red boat (type unspecified; likely a skiff.) The assailants proceeded to the midship starboard from the bow. They then stole two pieces of 10” x 12” “cargo reducers” from midship starboard side manifold area. |
The master raised the alarm, sounded the ship’s whistle, mustered the crew and reported the incident to the ship’s agent, Marine Police, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and Kandla port authority.