Posted on May 22, 2018 by Ashleigh Cowie
Vessels transiting near Lome, Togo have been advised to exercise extreme caution after pirates attempted to board a merchant vessel in the region yesterday.
- Category: ATTEMPTED BOARDING
- Description: At 2255UTC on 21 May 2018, in position 0346N 00130E (approximately 140NM south of Lome, Togo) an attempt was made by one individual to board an MV. The attempt was thwarted by a crewmember and the perpetrator fled in a skiff with a further 6 POB. Vessel and crew are safe.
Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.
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