Robbery on a cargo vessel at Conakry anchorage, Guinea
Issued: 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
14 Sep 2022 - 00:05 CW Alert 007- (Sep 22) West Africa Robbery ROBBERS MDAT-GoG
It has been reported that a robbery occurred on a cargo vessel whilst anchored at Conakry anchorage, Guinea. Five robbers armed with knives and guns boarded the vessel and attempted to force their way inside, which resulted in the crew retreating to the citadel. Port Control were informed, and a security vessel was dispatched to the location. As the security vessel approached the cargo ship, the perpetrators were spotted escaping on a motor-powered boat. It is reported that items of ship's equipment have been stolen and that damage has been caused to the external doors and some of the navigation equipment. The vessel and crew are safe.
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