Advisory Notice 005/JAN/18
1. Category: ATTEMPTED BOARDING
2. Description: On 27 January 2018 at 0001UTC, an attempt was made to board a merchant vessel in psn 0618N 00320E (Lagos anchorage, Nigeria). Crew raised the alarm and contacted a security vessel at which time the attacker fled. Nothing was stolen, vessel and crew are SAFE.
Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.
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.
Emergency Tel: +33(0) 298 22 88 88