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MSCI Alert

2018-003A-Gulf of Guinea-Piracy


A maritime incident has been reported in the Gulf of Guinea in the vicinity of position 03-30N 006-31E on February 22 at 1320Z involving a U.S.-flagged vessel. It has been confirmed. The nature of the event is reported to be a suspicious approach to an offshore supply vessel that did not result in a boarding. Exercise caution when transiting this area. See U.S. Maritime Advisory 2018-004 for additional information on this area. This alert will automatically expire on 02 March 2018. For any questions about this alert, contact