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November 18, 2019

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Advisory 003/NOV/2019 UPDATE 01

1.            Category: BOARDING

2.            Description: An MV has been boarded by an unknown number of pirates in position 0345.56N- 00814.1E (approx. 30nm NW of Malabo) at 04:20UTC. The pirates have left the MV. A navy ship is in the vicinity of the MV. Investigations are still ongoing.

Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution in this area.

3.            Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG by email.

4.            Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0033 298 22 88 88 for further  information.

THIS ADVISORY is not classified as a Maritime Security...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Ville du Havre was a French iron steamship that operated round trips between the northern coast of France and New York City. Launched in November 1865 under her original name of Napoléon III, she was converted from a paddle steamer to single propeller propulsion in 1871 and, in recognition of the recent defeat of her imperial namesake, the Emperor Napoleon III, was renamed Ville du Havre.

In the early hours of 22 November 1873, Ville du Havre collided with the Scottish three-masted iron clipper, Loch Earn and sank in 12 minutes with the loss of 226 lives.

Only 61 passengers and 26 crew members survived, r...

Monday, November 18, 2019

Consolidated Piracy & Maritime Security Alerts for the past 7 days as reported to various authorities and agencies.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Incidents reported by the IMB since the last report:



0700 – 0730 UTC:

Enroute from Bonny to Onne Port, Nigeria.

Ten armed persons attacked a passenger boat and kidnapped four Immigration Officers. The Nigerian Navy rescued the kidnapped Immigration Officers on 13 November. No casualties reported.



0320 UTC:

Posn: 06:14.9N – 002:32.9E, Around 9nm SE of Cotonou, Benin.

Armed persons boarded a bulk carrier underway. Incident reported to the Authorities who dispatched a patrol boat to the ship’s location. It was reported that nine crew members were found missing from the ship. The remaining crew with the assistance of the patrol boat sailed the ship to a safe por...