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Flash Report
Friday 16 October 2020
20 NM off Conakry, Guinea
Incident Details

Incident Type: Suspicious Approach

Location: 20 NM off Conakry

Source: Clearwater

Incident Date:  15 October 2020, 0430 UTC

Lat/Long: 09° 16.00 N – 013° 46.00 E

Alert Number: 1009

Incident Description

It has been reported that a tanker was approached whilst anchored 20 NM off Conakry, Guinea. A fishing boat with four armed persons onboard, approached the tanker and came to within 1nm. The Guinean Naval armed guards onboard fired warning shots which resulted in the fishing vessel aborting the approach. The vessel and crew are reported as safe.


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