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MDAT GoG (West Africa) Weekly Piracy Report #marsec #piracy #westafrica #mdatgog #shipping


Four incident to report this week

02/09/2017

PHISHING

At about 02:24Zhrs, a CSO reported to us that one of his vessel had received a suspicious email, proposing to buy the ship’s cargo. MDAT-GoG Comment: This event refers to Advisory 001/SEP/17.

03/09/2017

THEFT

5NM/90° from Takoradi, GHANA

At about 03:42Zhrs in position 04°54N/001°39W, an anchored merchant vessel was boarded by at least one thief. The alarm was raised, the thief jumped overboard and fled. Property was stolen from the ship.

05/09/2017

THEFT

3NM/90° from Takoradi, GHANA

At 03:35hrs in position 04°54N/001°41W, an anchored merchant vessel was boarded by two thieves. The alarm was raised, Port Control was advised and a navy patrol boat arrived one hour later. Electronical devices were stolen from the ship.

08/09/2017

ROBBERY

Conakry anchorage, GUINEA

At about 03:16ZHrs in position 09°22N/013°44W, an anchored merchant vessel was boarded by seven robbers armed with knives and crowbars. They attempted to kidnap the master but failed. After 15 minutes, they fled with personal effects and ship properties. Vessel and crew is safe. MDAT-GoG Comment: This event refers to Advisory 002/SEP/17.

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