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MDAT GoG - Possible Vessel Hijack - Cotonou anchorage, Benin - Gulf of Guinea #marsec #piracy


Advisory Notice 001/FEB/2018

1. Category: POSSIBLE HIJACK

2. Description: On 01 February 2018 at 0327UTC, merchant ship possibly hijacked. Last known Psn 061557N 0023030E (Cotonou anchorage, Benin). Further details will be published when known.

Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

3. Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG via phone.

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


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