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Flash Report
Thursday 03 September 2020
Waterfall at sunset
Lome Anchorage, Togo


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Incident Details

Incident Type: Suspicious approach

Location: Lome Anchorage

Source: Clearwater

Incident Date: 29 Oct 2020, 0230 UTC

Lat/Long: 06° 01.00 N – 001° 31.00 E

Alert Number: 981

Incident Description

It has been reported that a Liberian flagged container vessel was approached whilst anchored at Lome Anchorage. A small boat with up to nine persons onboard approached to within a close proximity of the container vessel. The alarm was raised and necessary actions were taken which resulted in the small boat aborting its approach. The Togolese Navy were informed of the incident via VHF and a patrol vessel was dispatched in order to investigate the reported incident.


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