Tag: Peru

  • Boarding and Attempted Theft Aboard Tanker at Callao Anchorage

    October 12, 07:30 UTC: Duty watchmen onboard a tanker at Callao Anchorage, Peru (11:59.6S – 077:11.1W), noticed three unauthorised persons on the forecastle deck and raised the alarm. The OOW, […]

  • Successful Boarding and Robbery Aboard Bulk Carrier at Callao Anchorage, Peru

    September 30: Four unauthorized persons boarded a bulk carrier at Callao Anchorage at about 0100 hrs local time. The assailants took the vessel´s Able Seamen (AB) hostage and tied his […]

  • Army Deployed to Matarani Port in Peru Amid Protest Against Mining Project

    August 04: Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra authorized Sunday for the army to join the national police forces to “protect” the key mining port of Matarani, a day before an expected […]

  • Robbery Aboard LNG Tanker at Callao Anchorage, Peru

    May 18: At approx. 05:55 UTC approx. 4-5 unauthorized personnel wearing face masks reportedly boarded an anchored LNG tanker via the hawsepipe at Callao Anchorage. They temporarily took the duty […]

  • 2,202 Kilos of Cocaine Seized at Callao Port, Peru

    April 23: Police and Customs officers seized 1,851 brick-shaped packages of cocaine in the port of Callao this week, weighing a total of 2,202 kilos.  The drugs were found aboard a Liberian-registered […]

  • Theft Aboard Bulk Carrier at Callao Anchorage, Peru

    April 26: 0700 UTC: Posn: 12:01S – 077:13W, Callao Anchorage, Peru. Unnoticed, robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier and escaped with ship’s stores. The theft was noticed by the duty […]

  • Attempted Boarding of Anchored Vehicle Carrier at Callao Anchorage, Peru

    March 19: At approx. 0700 UTC, four robbers wearing jackets and caps in a small boat approached an anchored vehicle carrier at Callao anchorage in Peru (Posn: 12:01.66S – 077:12.03W). […]

  • Two Tons of Cocaine Seized in Piura, Peru, Destined for US

    March 10 2019: Peruvian authorities have seized 2,134 tons of cocaine hidden in a tanker and arrested seven suspected narcotics traffickers in Sechura (Piura region, Peru). The narcotics traffickers are believed […]

  • US Navy heads South

    U.S. Navy ships train with Western Hemisphere partners Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Hendricks MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) – In support of U.S. Southern Command’s (USSOUTHCOM) Enduring Promise Initiative, the […]

  • Catching the smugglers

    “We have many common maritime challenges.” CNO Pledges to Build Partnerships in the Americas Amid Drug Battle By Gina Harkins The Navy‘s top officer met with maritime leaders from across the […]