Boarding / Nigeria 01-160118



Event: Boarding (Level III Incident)


Date and Time: 0300UTC 15 January 2018


Location: Lagos Anchorage, Nigeria


Position: 06°17.6’N, 003°23.3’E


Vessel Details

                Type: Tanker


Description: At 0200UTC, a small boat with 5 people inside was seen on the port side. At 0300UTC, the office on watch saw 2 persons on the forecastle and raised the alarm. The persons jumped overboard and
departed on the small boat. Nothing was reported stolen.


This is the 6th incident of attempted robbery or cargo theft in Lagos Anchorage since the start of December 2017. Tankers are advised to keep deck areas well-lit so that any unauthorised access
is immediately seen and alarm is raised.



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