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11.05.2018 - IMB Report - Attempt - Gulf of Guinea

Ref: IMB/PRC/Alert - 094/2018

220310 UTC MAY 2018                

TO: ALL SHIPS TRANSITING TOGO WATERS / GULF OF GUINEA

WARNING                           WARNING                           WARNING

ON 22.05.2018 AT 0004 UTC IN POSITION 03:46N - 001:30E, AROUND 140NM SOUTH OF LOME, TOGO.

PIRATES FROM A SKIFF ATTEMPTED TO BOARD A PRODUCT TANKER DRIFTING IN THE ABOVE POSITION.

DUE TO CREW ALERTNESS AND VESSEL’S ACTIONS THE PIRATES ABORTED THE ATTEMPT. VESSEL AND CREW SAFE.

THE PIRATES MAY BE STILL IN THE VICINTTY.

 

VESSELS ARE ADVISED TO REMAIN VIGILANT AND MAINTAIN STRICT ANTI-PIRACY WATCH AND MEASURES.

 

EARLY ASSESSMENT / DETECTION WILL ALLOW SHIPS TO TAKE EVASIVE MEASURES TO PREVENT BOARDING AND REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE.

 

ALL ATTACKS AND SUSPICIOUS SIGHTINGS SHOULD BE REPORTED TO LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND TO THE IMB PRC AS PER IMO CIR 1334.

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