google-site-verification: googlee9447d3b266da5de.html MDAT GoG - MV Attacked by 7 Armed Pirates - Gulf of Guinea #marsec #piracy @IMB_Piracy @IMOHQ

MDAT GoG - MV Attacked by 7 Armed Pirates - Gulf of Guinea #marsec #piracy @IMB_Piracy @IMOHQ

Sunday, December 24, 2017

  

 

Warning 004/DEC/2017

 

1.            Category: ATTACK

 

 

2.            Description: A Merchant ship was attacked in position 0347.5N 00650.5E at 0735UTC on 24 December 2017.  Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

 

3.            Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG via telephone.

 

 

4.            Any queries regarding this Warning Notice ring 0033 298 22 88 88 for further information.

 

 

MDAT-GOG Watchkeeper

Email: watchkeepers@mdat-gog.org

Emergency Tel: +33(0) 298 22 88 88

 

IMB ICC (173-17):

 

Seven pirates armed with guns approached and came alongside a container ship underway. One pirate boarded the ship using a long ladder and opened fire towards the bridge. The Master contacted the Nigerian Navy and proceeded at full speed towards a security boat. Seeing the security boat, the pirates aborted the attack.

 

ASKET Operations - Piracy & Maritime Security Alerts 2017

 

 

 

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