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Vessel Followed-Gulf of Guinea

Advisory 001/MAR/2017 (IMB-ICC Sus-002)

1. Category: SIGHTING.

2. Description: On 2nd of March 2017, at 16:40Hrs in position 04°28.1N / 002°30.6E.

Crew on board a general cargo vessel underway noticed a suspicious boat doing 9 knots at a distance of 0.9NM astern. . The vessel increased speed and made large course alterations and the boat appeared to follow. As the vessel was slightly faster, the distance increased and the boat aborted and moved away after nearly two hours. The vessel continued its transit.

3. Source: 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 Event and has not been verified by MDAT-GoG.

His information is provided to inform maritime situational awareness for mariners operating in the region.

MDAT-GoG is not responsible for the accuracy of this reporting.


MDAT-GOG Watchkeeper


Emergency Tel: +33(0) 298 22 88 88

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