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        Heightened Risk Area - Gulf of Guinea

        MDAT-GOG has assessed a HEIGHTENED risk of piracy within the area defined by the following points: 05°00’N – 000°00’E 05°00’N – 005°00’E 02°30’N – 005°00’E 02°30’N – 000°00’E

        Heightened Risk Area - Gulf of Guinea (Zones D, E &F)

        MDAT-GOG has assessed a HEIGHTENED risk of piracy within Zones D, E & F across the next 36hrs. 

        Heightened Risk Area - Gulf of Guinea

        MDAT-GOG is aware of a current increased threat of piracy in the area defined by the following points: 05°00’N – 002°30’E

        Kidnapping - 108nm South Cotonou

        Reporting indicates that the F/V IRIS S was attacked 108nm South Cotonou resulting in the kidnap of 5 crew.

        Boarding - 208nm South Lagos

        Reporting indicates that a MV was boarded 208nm South of Lagos. 

        UPDATE - Kidnapping - 213nm South Cotonou

        Reporting indicates that Maltese flagged MT DAVIDE B (IMO9721750) has been boarded by 9 armed individuals 213nm South Cotonou, 15 crew reported kidnapped. 

        West Africa - MARSEC Warning

        Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG by RELIABLE SOURCES

        Obaseki Inspects Gunboats, Marine Police Post In Gelegele

        Nigeria: Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, inspected eight gun boats, marine police post and accommodation for security personnel, among other projects executed by the state..