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MDAT GoG - Attempted Boarding - Lagos anchorage - Gulf of Guinea #marsec #piracy


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.

MDAT-GOG Watchkeeper

Email: watchkeepers@mdat-gog.org

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


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