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MDAT GoG - Attempted Theft - Gulf of Guinea #marsec #piracy

Advisory 01/JAN/2018


2. Description: On 08 January 2018 at 2305UTC, a tanker was boarded by 2 suspicious people in psn 06-19N 00320E. Crew spotted the individuals and they jumped overboard. The unknowns had a hose that was suspiciously placed to insert into a tank to steal some cargo. Nothing was stolen Vessel and crew are 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


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

ASKET Operations - Piracy & Maritime Security Alerts 2018

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