Three Vessels at Takoradi Anchorage Report Thefts or Attempted Thefts In Early Hours of Wednesday
March 04, 03:30 UTC: Two unauthorized person reportedly attempted to board a cargo vessel while she was at Takoradi anchorage (4NM off Takoradi, Ghana). The unauthorized persons were spotted by the officer on watch who raised the alarm. The intruders fled away on a small wooden boat manned by two other men. Ship and crew were reported safe.
At approx. 03:50 LT a tanker also at Takoradi anchorage reported the theft of their rescue boat’s engine, but that no intruders had been noticed.
One further MVs (type unspecified) further reported a theft or attempted thefts on board on the same night and around the same time.