Anchored Tanker Boarded & Robbed; Duty AB Held Hostage at Puerto La Cruz Anchorage, Venezuela - 30 Jan
Anchored tanker boarded by 7 robbers armed w/ knives at Puerto La Cruz Anchorage, Venezuela. Duty AB held hostage, threatened w/ knife, tied up windlass rail and robbed. Robbers spotted by another crew member, alarm raised. Robbers escaped w/ stolen stores. Duty AB freed. Unable to contact Port Control - 30 Jan 2018.
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