Suspicious activity towards a tanker, Gabon
Issued: 5 months ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
13 Dec 2021 - 01:35 CW Alert 011- (Dec 21) West Africa Suspect Possible robbers MDAT-GoG
The MDAT-GoG have reported that a tanker was approached whilst anchored at Owendo Anchorage, Gabon. A small boat with 12 persons onboard came to within 15 metres of the tanker. The crew members shouted and used their flashlights towards the suspicious boat, which resulted in the perpetrators aborting their approach. The Gabonese authorities were informed who dispatched a patrol vessel to secure the area.
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