Six incidents to report this week – One attack and one attempted boarding on 19th , one boarding attempt on 20th , one irregular activity and one attack on 23rd, one attempted boarding on 24th . Investigations are ongoing by MDAT-GoG concerning the irregular activity.
Masters are requested to call MDAT-GoG (+33 298 228888) at the time of any incident occuring. This phone number is monitored permanently (24/7).
It is requested the Masters contact MDAT-GoG as soon as possible to facilitate quicker actions by the MDAT-GoG and their regional contacts.
The MDAT-GOG has been in operation since 20 June 16. Some vessels / masters are still attempting to register with the now closed MTISC-GOG. Masters and CSOs are urged to ensure they have the correct details; that can be found on SHOM Chart 8801CSD or UKHO Chart Q6114, 30 June 2016, to allow them to report their vessels when transiting the revised Vessel Registration Area (VRA), also described on both security charts with the MDAT-GOG, using the email address email@example.com