Latest Piracy and Threats to Shipping Report – February 11, 2008
The Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) and the ICC Commercial Crime Services released their latest Maritime Safety Information on February 6 and February 11, 2008. The following maritime security incidents took place between February 4 and February 11, 2008.
- Tanzania, February 4, 2008: Twelve robbers in a speedboat approached a general cargo ship at Dar es Salaam anchorage area 4. Two robbers boarded the ship. Alert crew raised alarm, SSAS activated and port control informed. Ship’s crew mustered and took necessary anti-piracy measures. The robbers jumped into the water and escaped in their waiting boat. Police patrol boat came for investigation