On the 23rd of May at 0914 UTC MDAT – GOG confirmed that on the 20th of May 2022, at 0600 UTC, a theft took place in Takoradi Ghana
Position: 04:53.73N – 001:42.39W
Unnoticed, robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier by pulling down the razor wire. They broke into the paint store, stole ship’s stores, and escaped. The theft was noticed by the duty crew on routine rounds. Port control informed.
Masters are encouraged to comply with Bet Management Practices West Africa (BMP WA) during their presence in Voluntary Reporting Area (VRA). Vessels advised to maintain strict anti-piray watch and measures. Furthermore, no vessel has been highjacked, while is under Security Escort Vessel (SEV) servise support or with an armed onboard security team.
Triaena Maritime Security LTD.