Attack / Ivory Coast 01-250122





INCIDENT ONGOING – ONGOING THREAT TO VESSELS IN AREA

 

Event: Attack

 

Date and Time: 24/25 January 2022, exact tbc

Location: 53nm SSW of Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Position: 04°22.51’N, 004°10.21’W

Distance from Shore: Approx. 50nm

 

Vessel Details

Type: Oil/Chemical Tanker

L x B: 105.5m x 16.6m

Speed: TBC

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: TBC

Injured: TBC

Killed: TBC

Security Present: None reported

Damage to Cargo: TBC

Damage to Vessel: TBC

Weather: Moderate Breeze / 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 1.6m

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: TBC

Number of Craft: TBC

Weapons Seen: TBC

Equipment Seen: TBC

 

Description: MDAT-GoG have received a report of a possible attack on a tanker offshore Abidjan, Ivory Coast EEZ. According to other reports, ship-owner has had no contact with vessel
since yesterday evening.

 

All vessels in the area should operate at heightened vigilance due to following:

  • If attack and hijack is confirmed, pirates may use vessel to stage additional attacks.
  • If attack is confirmed but failed, pirates may attack other vessels in the area.
  • This report follows on from intelligence report issued yesterday about a suspicious vessel reported in western Ghanaian EEZ.

 

ARC will update if this incident is confirmed.

 

 


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E: [email protected]

T: +44 (0) 203 151 1700

 

www.arcafrica.com

 

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