Posted on July 08, 2019 by Ilias Kiritsis
Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was attacked while anchored at Lome Anchorage, Togo.
Date: 30th of June
Location: Lome Anchorage, Togo
Position: 0060154N 011839E
The Liberian-flagged Container Ship, CMA CGM QUARTZ was attacked in the evening hours of June the 30th, while anchored at Togo's Lome Anchorage.
The incident occurred at approximately 23:22 hours; six armed individuals aboard a boat approached the vessel. The Duty Officer aboard noticed the boat and proceeded to raise the alarm.
The crew then mustered and activated the fire hoses as the Master notified the Togo Navy. The Navy proceeded to send a patrol vessel to the scene in order to investigate and provide security for the container ship.
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