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Attempted Theft - Abidjan Anchorage #marsec #piracy

Advisory 001/MAY/2017

1. Category: Attempted Theft

2. Description: On 30th of April 2017, at 23:45Hrs UTC in Abidjan Anchorage.

Crew onboard a Merchant vessel at anchorage noticed suspicious activity on the forecastle, security patrol observed one thief on board. Thief dropped end of mooring line in water and jumped from forecastle. Abidjan port control informed. Total of three thieves were on wooden boat and escaped with one stolen mooring line. No crew injured. Vessel SAFE.

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.


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