MDAT-GoG issue warning over increased threat of Piracy, Gulf of Guinea
Issued: 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
24 Jun 2022 - 10:03 CW Alert 009- (Jun 22) West Africa General alert Pirates MDAT-GoG
The MDAT-GOG has released a notice stating that they have been informed of an increased threat of piracy activity in the following area until 1530 UTC 25th June 2022. A. 02°30’N 005°00’E B. 02°30’N 007°30’E C. 00°00’N 007°30’E D. 00°00’N 005°00’E 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.
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