Posted on July 25, 2018 by Ashleigh Cowie
An urgent advisory has been sent out warning seafarers to exercise caution in the Gulf of Guinea after a report of pirate activity in the area.
ADVISORY NOTICE 005/JUL/2018 INCIDENT
- Description: UKMTO has received a report that an incident occurred to a MV on the 242130UTCJUL18 in PSN 1447N 01444E.
Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise caution and adhere to BMP5. ARX Maritime Anti-Piracy barriers feature in the latest BMP5 as an advised measure to harden vessels.
They are a non-lethal anti-piracy barrier that will significantly increase the chance of your crew and vessel surviving a pirate attack. They're a cost effective, environmentally friendly, alternative to razor wire.
For more information contact the ARX team at email@example.com or on +44 13131 70048.