Theft Aboard Container Ship At Manila International Container Terminal Last Month
December 23, 15:22 LT: While at anchor at Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) (posn. 14° 35.4’ N, 120° 56.4’ E), an unknown number of perpetrators boarded the container ship MV KWONLOON BAY (IMO #9280861) through the hawse pipe and broke the padlock of the forecastle store. They stole three pieces of the cleaning apparatus for storage area and one compressed air breathing apparatus. The crew only realised the theft incident when he was cleaning the tank. The incident was reported to the Coast Guard Station Manila whose personnel boarded the ship to conduct inquiry and investigate. The crew are all reported safe.