1. Category: Irregular Activity
2. Description: On 06th of May 2017, at 00:30Hrs UTC in position 05°10,52N – 004°04,44W
(Abidjan anchorage), the crew on board a Merchant vessel at anchor observed a suspicious boat (unlit) approaching from the stern with 7 POB. The boat came alongside the port quarter. The crew were alerted and the alarm sounded, water jets were activated on the ship sides. The boat was cast-off and circled the MV closely before moving away. Abidjan port control were informed on VHF Ch.12.
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THIS ADVISORY is not classified as a Maritime Security Event and has not been verified by MDAT-GoG. This 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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