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Boskalis zeeschip aangevallen door zes rovers

Boskalis ship attacked in Guinea by six robbers

Earlier this week (July 8), according to the International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre, six robbers in a boat armed with machine guns and knives boarded an anchored heavy lift vessel - believed to be the Boskalis ship 'Teal' - at Conakry Anchorage in Guinea

The report states that the robbers attacked the duty ordinary seaman, causing injuries, and took the second officer hostage, before opening fire to threaten the crew members and damaging the accommodation

The robbers then stole cash and personal belongings from the crew members before escaping

According to the report, the ship's master tried to contact the port control but received no response - Vesseltracker.com

The incident was reported to port authorities through the local agents
After an hour a security boat arrived at the location, said the report

Eerder op het Calandkanaal

Bouwjaar 1984, imonummer 8113566, grt 22835
Eigenaar Teal B.V., Willemstad, Curaçao
Beheer Dockwise Shipping B.V., Breda
Gebouwd Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries / 1022
LxBxH 180.83 x 32.28 x 13.31 meter
Vermogen 13100 pk, snelheid 16.0 knoop, roepsein PJWD

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