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MDAT GoG (West Africa) Weekly Piracy Report #marsec #piracy #westafrica #mdatgog #shipping @IMB_Piracy @IMOHQ

Saturday, December 16, 2017

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

 

 

 

 

08/12/2017

ATTACK

 

213°/15NM from Bonny, NIGERIA

 

At 14:00Zhrs in position 04°11N – 007°00E, a merchant vessel was attacked by 12 armed POB who boarded the vessel. SSAS and alarm was raised and crew mustered in the citadel. Nigerian Navy Vessel closed the merchant vessel to assist. Pirates had already left. Crew are safe.

 

MDAT-GoG comment: This event refers to Warning 003/DEC/17 and its updates.

 

10/12/2017

THEFT

 

230°/8NM from Lagos, NIGERIA

 

At 01:10Zhrs in position 06°19N – 003°18E, an anchored merchant tanker near Lagos was boarded by at least 3 POB. When alarm was raised, thieves immediately jumped overboard and escaped in a speed boat. Nothing was reported stolen.

 

14/12/2017

BOARDING ATTEMPT

 

160°/20NM from Brass, NIGERIA

 

At 01:28ZHrs in position 03°58N – 006°12E, a merchant vessel was approached by a speed boat which tried to board the vessel twice. Speed boat left after merchant vessel raised alarm and activated fire hoses. All crew and vessel are safe

 

MDAT-GoG comment: This event refers to Advisory 004/DEC/17.

 

14/12/2017

ATTACK

 

180°/30NM from Brass, NIGERIA

 

At 08:05ZHrs in position 03°45N- 006°15E, a merchant vessel was attacked and boarded South/30NM from Brass, NIGERIA. MDAT-GoG comment: This event refers to Advisory 005/DEC/17.

 

Download the full report here

 

Contact the MDAT-GoG:

E-mail: watchkeepers@mdat-gog.org

Phone : +33 (0) 2 98 22 88 88 (emergency)

Phone : +33 (0) 2 98 22 13 02 (exercise)

 

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