UPDATE 1 Attack->Suspected Illegal Operation / Guinea Bissau 02-210321





INCIDENT
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Event: Attack->Suspected Illegal Operations

 

Date and Time: 21 March 2021, 1249 UTC

Location: 136nm W of Bissau, Guinea Bissau EEZ

Position: 11°37’N, 017°53’W

Distance from Shore: Approx. 136nm

 

Vessel Details

Type: Fishing Vessel

L x B: 29m x 7m

Speed:
Unknown

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: N/A

Injured: N/A

Killed: N/A

Security Present: None

Damage to Cargo:
0

Damage to Vessel:
0

Weather: Moderate Breeze/ 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 2.4m

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: Unknown

Number of Craft: Unknown

Weapons Seen:
Unknown

Equipment Seen: Unknown

 

Description: ARC has received a report that a fishing vessel heading to Conakry has come under attack whilst offshore. Local authorities have been informed and are responding.

 

UPDATE 1: According to MMCC, the vessel was intercepted by a Senegalese Navy ship and found with no crew onboard. It is believed that the fishing vessel was involved in international drug trafficking.
Fishing vessel has been escorted to a nearby port for further investigation.

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