Two Events have been reported to MDAT-GoG this week.
Maritime Crime Activity
300/2NM OFF POINTE NOIRE CONGO
On 20 Oct 2019 at about 0320 UTC, when anchored at Pointe Noire Anchorage area, Congo, a container ship was boarded by unknown sea robbers. Sea robbers not spotted by crew but robbery discovered during patrol where ISPS personnel discovered the padlock of the paint locker was cut open and an old mooring rope and other ship's equipment stolen.
No more information
158/70 NM OFF PORT GENTIL, GABON
On 24th October 2019 at 1045UTC, incoming information reported a possible pirate attack against an offshore support vessel in position 01°46’00”S 009°09’00“E. Later that day, Gabonese patrols boats joined the area of the event and escorted her to PORT GENTIL, GABON.
Once in port, the investigation led by the GABONESE authorities indicated that the vessel wasn’t attacked but was in need of a medical support.
MDAT-GoG comment : this event was related in ADVISORY 001/OCT/19 and its ADVISORIY 001/OCT/19.
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