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

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


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

BOARDING

20/02/2020

195/75NM off Cotonou, BENIN

On the 20th February 2020 at 0110UTC in position 05°08'31N - 002°06'14.4E, an unknown number of armed attackers boarded an MT (NAME WITHHELD). The CSO and company lost all communications and tracking of the MT for approximately 9 hours. A Beninese patrol ship was dispatched to assist the MT(NAME WITHHELD).

The MT(NAME WITHHELD) has now restored all communications along with it’s AIS tracking and has now arrived in Lagos.

MDAT-GoG comment: This event refers to WARNING 002/FEB/20.

THEFT

15/02/2020

023/4NM off Luanda, ANGOLA

On the 15th February 2020 at 0300UTC, while the MV (NAME WITHHELD) was at Luanda anchorage (08°43'2S -013°17'3E), a duty crew member discovered that the paint store had been broken into and stores stolen.

MV (NAME WITHHELD) and ship were reported safe.

MDAT-GoG comment: Nil.

THEFT

18/02/2020

235/12NM off Lagos, NIGERIA

On the 18th February 2020 at 0020UTC, while at Lagos SAA (06°17'53N - 003°14'16E), three unarmed men tried to board an MV (NAME WITHHELD) through the anchor chain. The alarm was raised by the deckwatch and the perpetrators fled away.

A patrol ship came to assist the MV (NAME WITHHELD).

Crew and ship were reported safe.

MDAT-GoG comment: Nil

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