Incident Type: - b. Armed Attack
Region: - Gulf of Guinea
Authority/ Reported By: - Dryad Global/ MDAT GoG
Position: - 05 12N, 002 23.5E
Reporting indicates that the Marshall Island flagged M/T JANE was attacked by armed persons aboard a single skiff. The attack on the vessel was aborted, and the crew have been reported safe. The number of perpetrators aboard the approaching skiff are currently unknown. Local authorities have been informed.
1. CATEGORY: ATTACK
2. TIME: 10 Nov 2020 0119UTC.
3. DESCRIPTION: A MT is under attack by a skiff, with an unknown number of armed POB. Local Authorities have been informed.
4. POSITION: 0512N 00235E (70 Nm southeast of Cotonou)
WARNING 003/NOV/2020 – UPDATE 01
2. TIME: 11 Nov 2020 0119UTC.
WARNING 003/NOV/2020 - UPDATE 02
3. DESCRIPTION: The attack on the MT was aborted. Vessel and Crew SAFE.