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MTISC Alert - Oil Tanker Chased by Pirates


Title: MTISC-GoG Alert # 075 –June 2016

Date: 06-06-2016

The MTISC-GOG has received a report from a laden oil tanker, that a mother vessel with 2 skiffs on each side of the vessel, was chasing the tanker in pos: 05.22.7 N & 002.24.3 E at 16:40 UTC.

It was a grey hull mother vessel around 60 meters long with 2 black skiffs, one at sea level and the other housed.

Evasive manoeuvres were carried out at maximum speed, water jet and fog horn were being used, and after 20 minutes, the vessel gave up the chase.

All crew members are safe.

All vessels within the vicinity of this alert are advised to operate with a heightened level of security and encouraged to report any suspicious activity to info@mtiscgog.org

#GulfofGuinea #Piracy #pirateattack

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