Attempted Boarding - Lome Anchorage

Reporting indicates that the containership BAHMAS was approached by a small craft containing boarding equipment and personnel.

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Incident

DTG

29 August 2020 0230UTC

Position

06 01N 001 31E

Location

Lome Anchorage, Togo

Vessel Dimensions

54 m x 9.3 m

Vessel Type

Container

Source Confidence Level

High

Lome Approach

Incident Overview

Reporting indicates that the containership BAHMAS IMO: 939 5491 was approached by a small craft containing boarding equipment and personnel.

The skiff had approximately 7/8 persons on board and an attempt was made to board the vessel with grappling hooks.

Watch spotted the intruders and raised the alarm; crew successfully repelled boarders with fire hoses.  Attempted theft was unsuccessful.

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