Posted on May 24, 2018 by Ashleigh Cowie

Reports just in of an attempted boarding on a merchant vessel in Lagos anchorage last night. Vessels transiting the area are warned to exercise extreme caution. 


Advisory 004/MAY/2018 

  1. Category: Attempted Boarding
  2. Description: On 23th May 2018 at 2310UTC. MV reported an attempted boarding in psn 06-15.9N 003-12.2E (Lagos anchorage) Intruder was sighted on deck, crew raised alarm and intruder jumped overboard and escaped in a skiff. Crew and ship are SAFE.
  1. Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG via email.

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