Indian Sub-continent
Three incidents were reported in Bangladesh and  one in India in January 2018. A robbery was reported at Kutubis Anchorage, Bangladesh and an attempted robbery at Chittagong B Anchorage, Bangladesh.


7 January 2018
- The Tanker Ocean 1, towed by the Tug, ASL Scorpio was boarded and robbed by three men from a fishing boat, 11nm off Gujarat, India. The master contacted authorities. On 11 January 2018 the Marine Police arrested the robbers and recovered the stolen property.3

Kidnapping of Fishermen

On 20 January 2018 four fishermen were kidnapped for ransom while fishing near the  Dubla dry fish market in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. A fishing trawler, nets and fish were also taken by the gang.4

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