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Monday, July 16, 2018

ALERT! VENEZUELA – PUERTO LA CRUZ, PIRATE ATTACK AT ANCHOR

On the night between 1 and 2 September 2000 a cargo vessel at anchor was attacked by four pirates with guns.  The 2nd engineer was hit injuring his leg.  No response from local authorities or the coast guard was recorded.  After two hours an agency boat landed the injured seaman.

The master of a member’s tanker at anchor close by reported the above incident.

Source: Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Ltd., Glyfada