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MDAT-GoG notice - fraudulent email warning #cybersecurity @CyberAwareAtSea

Advisory 001/SEP/2017

1. Category: MDAT-GoG notice

2. Description: MDAT-GoG has been warned that fraudulent emails were received by merchant vessels all around the Gulf of Guinea. These emails contain a message from a person who’s proposing to the vessel to buy her cargo. Mariners are encouraged to report any email of this kind to their CSO and MDAT-GoG.

3. Source: Various.

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. 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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