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Flash Report
Tuesday 22 September 2020
Waterfall at sunset
72NM Southeast of Takoradi, Ghana.


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Incident Details

Incident Type: Suspicious Approach.

Location: 72NM Southeast of Takoradi.

Source: Clearwater.

Incident Date: 22 Sept 2020, 08:50 UTC.

Lat/Long: 03° 55.01 N – 001° 03.00 W.

Alert Number: 989.

Incident Description

It has been reported that a tanker was approached whilst underway, 72NM Southeast of Takoradi. One skiff with eight persons onboard, came to within 0.5nm of the tanker and a ladder was sighted onboard. The Master carried out all antipiracy measures which resulted in the skiff aborting its approach. The vessel and crew are reported as safe.


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