Posted on October 07, 2019 by Ilias Kiritsis
Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was attacked while transiting off the coast of Accra, Ghana.
Date: 3rd of October
Location: Accra, Ghana
Position: 4°07'03.4"N 1°42'26.4"E
An LPG Tanker was approached by two speedboats while in transit off the coast of Ghana on October the 3rd. The incident occurred during daytime hours, some 127 nautical miles southeast of Accra. As the two speedboats were approaching the vessel, the Master decided to increase speed and implement evasive maneuvres as per BMP.
After a 30 minute chase, the two speedboats aborted their attack.
Vessel & crew are considered safe.
Information Courtesy of Praesidium International.
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