Event: Boarding / Attempted Kidnap (Level 3 incident)
Date and Time: 8 September 2017 0316 UTC
Location: Conakry Anchorage, Guinea
Position: 09°21’96N, 013°44’48W
Description: A merchant vessel reported that 7 persons armed with knives and crowbars boarded the vessel and attempted to kidnap the Master. The kidnap was unsuccessful, and the criminals left after 15 minutes
with ship’s property and personal belongings. All crew and vessel are reported as safe.
ARC will update should further information be released.