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MDAT GoG (West Africa) Weekly Piracy Report #marsec #piracy


Six events has been reported to MDAT-GoG this week

10/03/18

HIJACK

Between the 10/0318 and 16/03/18 in position 05°48N 004°43E while the vessel was transiting from Cotonou to Port Harcourt.

16/03/18

ATTACK

240°/10 NM from Bonny, NIGERIA

At 1041Z Hrs, in position 04°18N – 007°00E a merchant vessel was attacked by 2 speed boats. Crew and ship are safe. MDAT-GoG comment: This event refers to Warning 001/MAR/18 and its updates.

16/03/18

ATTACK

240°/9 NM from Bonny, NIGERIA

At 0800Z Hrs, in position 04°09N 006°56E a merchant vessel was attacked by pirates in a speed boat. AST fired warning shots and carried out evasive manoeuvres. The pirates aborted their attempt. The vessel is now safe.

MDAT-GoG comment: This event refers to Advisory 005/MAR/18.

22/03/18

ATTACK

270°/20 NM from Lagos Port

At 0900 Z hrs, in position 06°01N 003°12E, a Fishing vessel was attacked by pirates in a speed boat. MDAT-GoG comment: This event refers to Advisory 006/MAR/18.

22/03/18

ATTACK

005°/ 7.5NM from Cotonou harbour

At 0115 Z hrs, in position 06°15N - 002°30E, a merchant vessel was attacked by 8 pirates in a speed boat.

22/03/18

ATTACK

200°/50 NM from Bonny, NIGERIA

At 2248 Z Hrs, in position 03°35N – 006°44E a Merchant vessel was attacked by 2 speedboats. No more informations. MDAT-GoG comment: This event refers to Warning 002/MAR/18 and its updates.

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