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MDAT GoG -Attempted Boarding Lagos Anchorage Nigeria #marsec #piracy @IMB_Piracy @IMOHQ


Advisory 004/NOV/17

1. Category: SUSPICIOUS APPROACH/ATTEMPTED BOARDING

2. Description

At 210050 UTC NOV 2017 a merchant vessel at 06-18.3N 003-10.5E (Lagos anchorage) observed 2 small boats approach to a close proximity. POB of boats attempted to board using hooked ropes. Patrol boat informed on VHF and then disturbed boarding attempt and boats escaped. MV SAFE. 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

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

Email: watchkeepers@mdat-gog.org

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

ASKET Operations - Piracy & Maritime Security Alerts 2017


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