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

2 events have been reported to MDAT-GoG this week.



9nm off Conakry (Guinea) On 17th September 2018 at 0300UTC, a vessel was boarded by 4 armed pirates at a Conakry anchorage in position 09°20’8N 013°43’3W. Pirates boarded via the anchor chain and stayed on board for 30 minutes.

Vessel and crew are SAFE.

MDAT-GOG comment: This event refers to Advisory Notice 001/SEP/2018 Amendment.



13nm off Lagos (Nigeria)

On Thursday the 20th September 2018 at 2350 UTC, a MV was approached by 2 boats at Lagos anchorage, in position 06°16’51N 003°13’16E.

At 2358 UTC, 2 unauthorised personnel were spotted on the main deck. Once challenged, they escaped by a rope tied on board. Nothing was reported as stolen.

MDAT-GOG comment: This event refers to Advisory Notice 002/SEP/2018.

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Phone : +33 (0) 2 98 22 88 88 (emergency)

Phone : +33 (0) 2 98 22 13 02 (exercise)

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