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


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

17/11/18

Suspicious Approach

121/33NM off São Tomé SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE

On Saturday 17th November, in position 00°40N - 007°12E at 1348UTC, an MV (NAME WITHHELD) was approached by a skiff. After doing evasives manœuvres, the Ship and Crew were reported safe.

MDAT-GOG comment: This event was a Time Late report. Advisory was not issued at time due to lack of information but mentioned in weekly as a result of further investigation.

21/11/18

Robbery

182/10NM off Conakry, GUINEA

On Wednesday 21st November 2018 at 0300UTC, an MV (NAME WITHHELD) in position 09°19’48N – 013°44’06W has been boarded by 6 armed robbers while at anchorage. Some vessel properties have been stolen and they fled on 2 black skiffs.

MDAT-GOG comment: This event was a Time Late report.

21/11/18

Theft

210/6NM off Lagos, NIGERIA

On Wednesday 21st November 2018 at 2118UTC, an MV (NAME WITHHELD) in position 06°21’24N – 003°19’18E has been boarded by 2 robbers while at anchorage. Vessel and crew are safe.

MDAT-GOG comment: This event was a Time Late report.

22/11/18

Boarding

102/56NM off Bonny, NIGERIA

On 22nd November 2018 at 0050UTC, in position 04°13.39’N – 008°03.42’E (19nm from shore) an MV (NAME WITHHELD) was boarded by armed men. Pirates escaped on-board a blue hulled boat following intervention from a security vessel. Direction of escape unknown. The MV and crew are SAFE.

MDAT-GOG comment: This event refers Advisory 002/NOV.

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