Incident Type: - f. Suspicious Approach/ Activity
Region: - Gulf of Guinea
Authority/ Reported By: - Dryad
Position: - 04° 34.2N, 002° 29.4E
Reporting indicates that the Italian flagged Ro-Ro Cargo vessel MV Nigeria Grande has reported a suspicious approach 106nm South of Cotonou.
Further reporting indicates that the vessel reported the presence of a small cargo vessel with two skiffs in tow.
The MV Nigeria Grande was able to increase her speed and was able to proceed without further incident. All vessels in the area should remain highly vigilant as the threat remains.