Merchant Vessel Approached by Speed Boat, Shots Fired 25 September 2018
Description: On Tuesday the 25th Sept. at 1151 UTC, in position 02°45’55N 006°39’19E a MV was approached by 1 speed boat with 7 people on board.
Shots were fired in the vessel’s direction. Attacked was thwarted by the arrival of a local security vessel. Crew & vessel are SAFE.
VESSEL TRANSITING THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO EXECISE EXTERM CAUTION
Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG via email.
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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.