google-site-verification: googlee9447d3b266da5de.html MDAT GoG (West Africa) Weekly Piracy Report #marsec #piracy

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


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

25/10/18

Attack

095/35 off Bonny (NIGERIA)

Time Late Report received that an MV was attacked by an unknown number of speed boats and pirates at approx. 2030 UTC, Thursday 25th October 2018. The exact position of the attack is unknown, however it is estimated to be 04°21’42N – 007°42’56E. Vessel is now safe.

MDAT-GOG comment: This event refers to Advisory Notice 003/OCT/18

27/10/18

Attack

225/60NM off Bonny (NIGERIA) On Saturday 27th October 2018 at 04:00UTC, in position 03°21’N - 006°30’E an MV (NAME WITHHELD) was attacked by two skiffs.

MDAT-GOG comment: This event refers to Advisory Notice 004/OCT/18

27/10/18

Robbery

270/06NM off Freetown (SIERRA LEONE) On Saturday 27th October 2018 at 04:20UTC, in position 08°28’18N - 013°23’42W an MV (NAME WITHHELD) was boarded by armed persons. They stolen belongings before they escaped. Crew and vessel are safe.

MDAT-GOG comment: None

28/10/18

Robbery

At the quayside Sekondi/Takoradi (GHANA) On Sunday 28 th October 2018 at 02:30UTC, in position 04°56’24N - 001°42’00W an MV (NAME WITHHELD) was boarded. Equipment was stolen from the container. Crew and vessel are safe.

MDAT-GOG comment: None

29/10/18

Hijack

270/102NM Pointe Noire (Rep Of Congo)

On Monday 29th October 2018 at 12:10UTC, in position 04°46’7”S – 010°08’3”E two MV’s (NAME WITHHELD) were attacked. The first vessel and crew are safe, and the second vessels situation is unknown

MDAT-GOG comment: This event refers to Warning Notice 001/OCT/18 Update 01

29/10/18

Hijack

249/66NM Pointe Noire (Rep Of Congo)

On Monday 29th October 2018 at 03:30UTC, in position 04°57’S – 010°44’E an MV (NAME WITHHELD) was attacked, and subsequently involved in the attacks on vessels below. This vessel has been released and is now safe.

MDAT-GOG comment: This event refers to Warning Notice 001/OCT/18 Update 03 AMENDMENT 001

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