1. Category: Attack (Update of Warning 001/SEP/17)
2. Description: This Advisory is an update to Warning 001/SEP/17 issued on 14/09/17.
On 14th September 2017 at approximately 13:35 UTC, a merchant vessel in position 04°16’49”N / 007°02’34”E was attacked by a speed boat with 10 armed men on board. The speed boat was hidden behind a fishing trawler before suddenly altering course. Armed security team on board the merchant vessel fired shots, the speedboat then escaped. Vessel SAFE.
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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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