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


Four events has been reported to MDAT-GoG this week

23/03/18

ATTACK

180°/ 25- 30NM LAGOS, NIGERIA

MDAT GOG received a report of an attack on a Fishing Vessel at 0900 Z in position 0601N 00312E (20 nm South BAGRADY, West of Lagos Port)

MDAT-GoG : ADVISORY 006/MAR/2018

27/03/18

ATTACK

180° / 100NM from Cotonou, BENIN

At 1600Z Hrs, in position 04°10N – 002°19E, attack and hijack on a fishing vessels MDAT-GoG :to WARNING 003/MAR/2018 and its updates.

28/03/18

REPORT OF HIJACK

MDAT -GOG received a report that an MV had been hijacked and found later by Navy near PSN 06°17.25N - 002°31.66E.

MDAT-GoG comment Investigations ongoing.

29/03/18

SIGHTING

210° / 95NM Freetown, SIERRA LEONE At 0700Z Hrs, in position 07°04N – 014°02W, a Merchant Vessel (MV) reported being approached by a Large fishing vessel(FV) not transmitting AIS. Two small skiffs were released from FV and approached the MV at speed. The MV used evasive manoeuvres and now the vessel and crew safe.

MDAT-GoG: ADVISORY 007/MAR/2018 .

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