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MDAT GoG - Suspicious Approach Offshore Mauritania #piracy #marsec

MDAT GoG - Warning 001/AUG/2017

1. Category: Suspicious Approach

2. Description: On 03 August 2017, at 2200UTC, a Merchant vessel was approached in psn 1648N 01651W (less than 30 NM shore Mauritanian coast) by a small vessel/craft claiming to be Mauritanian Navy who requested the MV to stop or they will fire. Evasive manoeuvring taken. MV and crew SAFE. Mariners are advised to exercise caution in this area.

3. Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG via telephone.

4. Any queries regarding this Warning Notice ring 0033 298 22 88 88 for further information.

MDAT-GOG Watchkeeper


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

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