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Advisory Notice From MDAT-GOG 12 August 2019

Advisory 001/AUG/2019   


  1. Category: Hijack


  1. Description: On 12st August 19, at 0130 UTC an MV was hijacked in the vicinity of Lome, close to Ghanaian border. The incident is still in progress and investigations are ongoing. Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution in this area.


  1. Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG by phone.


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



THIS ADVISORY is not classified as a Maritime Security Event and has not been verified by MDAT-GoG. This information is provided to inform maritime situational awareness for mariners operating in the region. MDAT-GoG is not responsible for the accuracy of this reporting.

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