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MDAT-GoG Advisory large number of skiffs approach vessel #piracy #marsec

Advisory 002/AUG/2017

1. Category: Suspicious Vessel

2. Description: On 19th Aug 2017 at 0716UTC, a Merchant vessel reported 8 skiffs

with black hulls, 2 POB in each, length about 10-12 m, approached to the vessel with CPA

0.3 nm in psn 05°44’8N 004°47’5E / 360° / 07.0 kts. Mariners are advised to exercise

caution in this area.

3. Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG via email

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


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.


MDAT-GOG Watchkeeper


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

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