Event: Boarding (Level III Incident)
Date and Time: 2305UTC 08 January 2018
Location: Lagos Anchorage, Nigeria
Position: 06°19’N, 003°20’E
Description: A tanker in Lagos Anchorage was boarded by 2 persons. After the crew spotted them they jumped overboard. After a search of the area, a hose in a cargo tank was found.
This is the latest incident of attempted cargo theft in Lagos Anchorage. Tankers are advised to keep deck areas well-lit so that any unauthorised access is immediately seen and alarm is raised.