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Vessel Attacked Off West Africa 13 July 2019

Advisory 002/JUL/2019


  1. Category: ATTACK


  1. Description: On Saturday the 13th july 2019 approximately 2250UTC, a MV has been attacked at position 0258N – 00440E by 2 skiffs (5/7 armed men on board each). Investigations are ongoing

               Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution in this area.


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


  1. Any queries regarding this Advisory 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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Emergency Tel: +33(0) 298 22 88 88


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