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The MV Tomin is detained in the Port of Yamba, New South Wales

 

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The SSL Kolkata burns off Kolkata port. Photo taken approximately June 14, 2018. Photo: Indian Coast Guard

 

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Background

Robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier in Chittagong Anchorage before dawn on July 4.

The robbers, who were armed with knives, tied up the deck watchman before stealing the aft mooring ropes and making their escape.

According to the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre there were eight robbers. It says they boarded the bulker using ropes attached to hooks.

The incident was reported to the local agent.