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Flash Report
Thursday 01 October 2020
Waterfall at sunset
170NM south-southwest of Abidjan, Ivory Coast


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Incident Details

Incident Type: Suspicious Approach

Location: 170nm south-southwest of Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Source: Clearwater

Incident Date: 01 October 2020, 1230 UTC

Lat/Long: 02:28:30N – 004:37:54W

Alert Number: 994

Incident Description

It has been reported that a Fishing Vessel has been approached whilst operating approximately 170nm south-southwest of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The crew spotted a blue speedboat, with up to four persons on board, approaching to within 3nm. The Captain increased speed and the distance from the speedboat, this resulted in the approach being aborted. The vessel and crew are classed as safe.


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