INCREASED THREAT TO SHIPPING
Event: Report of increased threat to shipping
Date: 25 October 2021
Description: MDAT-GoG have reported from a national source that there is an increased threat to shipping of piracy between the following area:
- 02°30’N, 005°00’E
- 02°30’N, 007°30’E
- 00°00’N, 007°30’E
- 00°00’N, 005°00’E
This area includes the island nation of Sao Tome and Principe, the NW EEZ of Sao Tome and Principe, the southern edge of the Nigerian EEZ and the Nigeria-Sao Tome Joint Development Zone.
All vessels in the area are advise to remain extremely vigilant.
ARC will update if further information is received.