Advisory - Gulf of Guinea

Reporting indicates that a small boat with approx. 8 POB is suspected of involvement with piracy.

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Boarding

DTG

21 April 2021 1336 UTC

Position

04°54’N – 005°26’E

Location

9nm NE Sea Eagle Terminal

Vessel Dimensions

Small Craft

Vessel Type

Small Craft

Source Confidence Level

High

9nm NE Sea Eagle Terminal

Incident Overview

Authorities reported that a small boat with 8 POB is suspected to be involved in piracy Position reported as 3° 41.0000' N, 3° 33.0000'E .

Mariners are advised to maintain a safe distance from this position and exercise extreme caution when transiting this area.

Update 1336hrs UTC 21 April 21:

The small boat suspected to be involved in piracy activities is now believed to be in Nigerian Territorial Waters, in position 04°54’N – 005°26’E. Mariners are advised to maintain a safe distance from this position and exercise extreme caution when transiting this area.

 

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