Two events have been reported to MDAT-GoG this week:
190°/5NM from Lagos, NIGERIA
At 00:01ZHrs in position 06°18N – 003°20E, an attempt was made to board a merchant vessel. Duty team raised alarm and man left the vessel empty handed. Crew and vessel are safe. Nothing was reported stolen. Boarding failed.
MDAT-GoG comment: This event refers to Advisory 005/JAN/18.
140°/6NM from Cotonou, BENIN
At 04:00ZHrs in position 06°16N-002°30E, a merchant tanker was reported missing from Cotonou anchorage. No contact has been established with the ship. MDAT-GoG comment: This event refers to Advisory 001/FEB/18
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