Reporting indicates that a speed boat with 5 people on board attempted to board the container ship RIO CHARLESTON in transit to Onne port. It is understood that the perpetrators attempted the boarding via the Port Side of the vessel. The vessel raised the alarm, increased speed, activated fire pumps and performed evasive manoeuvres. The assailants aborted the attempt, crew and vessel are safe.
All vessels are advised to maintain heightened awareness.