INCREASED THREAT TO SHIPPING
Event: Report of increased threat to shipping
Date: 18 December 2021
Description: MDAT-GoG have updated that there is an increased threat to shipping of piracy in the following area for the next 24-48 hours:
- 02°00’N, 000°00’E
- 02°00’N, 003°30’E
- 04°01’N, 000°00’E
- 04°01’N, 003°30’E
This area is 100nm from the coast south of Tema and 140nm from the coast south of Lagos, and up to the edges of the EEZ boundaries of Ghana, Togo, Benin and Nigeria.
It is recommended that all vessels in the area remain extremely vigilant, heighten security onboard and, if possible, make use of available additional security services.
ARC will update if more information becomes available.