Boarding and Attempted Robbery Results in One CM Injured Aboard Chemical Tanker Near Tanjung Priok (Jakarta), Indonesia

UPDATE August 14: This report was updated to include the name of the vessel, and IMO Number.


July 30: At approx. 22:00 UTC six unauthorized persons armed with knives boarded the chemical tanker SICHEM RIO (IMO #9322073) while she was waiting for a pilot approx. 4nm north of Tanjung Priok, Indonesia. They injured the Chief Engineer on routine rounds. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped empty-handed. Incident reported to the VTS. The severity of the injury was not reported.

Source: ICC & ReCAAP

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