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Criminal Boarding Congo #marsec #piracy


Date 24NOV2016

Location Pointe Noire Anchorage, Republic of the Congo

Type of incidents Criminal Boarding

Lat. / Long. -04:74S – 011:78E

Source: MDAT-GoG

Date: 24 November 2016 2100 UTC

Description:

A merchant vessel anchored off Pointe Noire has been the victim of an unconfirmed criminal boarding attempt.

A watchman detected three men climbing up the side of the vessel by the anchor chain.

Once the men knew they were seen they jumped in to the sea, escaped to their vessel, and fled.

The port control has been informed.

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