Ship Stores Theft Aboard Maintenance Pontoon at Ciudad del Carmen Anchorage Same Day as Attempted Robbery Aboard Different Vessel
August 04: At approx. 12:00 UTC crew onboard a maintenance pontoon at Ciudad del Carmen anchorage reported ship’s stores and properties stolen. A machete was found near the store room. Master later received information from another vessel in the vicinity, that robbers had attempted to board their vessel as well. Incident reported to the Mexico Navy. Three patrol boats were dispatched to investigate.