MDAT - GoG issue warning over increased threat of Piracy, Gulf of Guinea
Issued: 2 months ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
23 Sep 2021 - 09:00 CW Alert 015- (Sep 21) West Africa General alert Pirates MDAT-GoG
The MDAT-GoG have released a notice stating that they believe there is an increased threat of piracy over the next twenty-four to forty-eight hours to mariners in Zone E, which is from Togo to Cameroon and that the Piracy Action Groups are likely to use a mother ship to support their operations. They have also added that they strongly recommend that the seafaring community and ships transiting this area increase their vigilance and retain enhanced local surveillance and apply BMP WA procedures. UPDATE: The MDAT-GoG have now reduced the threat thanks to successful security operations ashore in Nigeria.
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