Four Persons Armed with Knives Steal Mooring Rope From OSV at Kakinada Anchorage
February 11, 05:30 LT: While at Kakinada Anchorage in India (approx. posn. 16°58’N, 82°18’E), four unauthorized persons armed with knives boarded the offshore supply vessel (OSV) EVIMERIA (IMO #9366653) from a blue and yellow craft via the starboard quarter through the ship’s tyre fender. The master raised the alarm and the unauthorized persons escaped with 20m of mooring rope. The master reported the incident to Kakinada Port Control, who informed the coastal security police. The crew was not injured.