Initial Report: Vessel Hijacked Near Lome, Togo

Published on August 13, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments August 12: On 12st August 19, at 0130 UTC an MV was hijacked in the vicinity of Lome, close to Ghanaian border. Investigations are ongoing and this report will be updated as further information becomes available. Vessels are advised to exercise extreme caution in this area. Source: MDAT-GoG Tags:  GoG, Gulf of Guinea, Piracy, hijack, hijacked, hijacking, successful boarding,…

August 13, 2019
Read More >>

Trump delays tariffs on Chinese goods

The Trump administration has narrowed its list of the Chinese products it plans to impose new tariffs on, citing reasons of ‘health, safety and national security’. The tariffs will be delayed until December 15, which is significantly later than the Sep…

August 13, 2019
Read More >>

Ship Stores Theft Aboard Maintenance Pontoon at Ciudad del Carmen Anchorage Same Day as Attempted Robbery Aboard Different Vessel

Published on August 13, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments August 04: At approx. 12:00 UTC crew onboard a maintenance pontoon at Ciudad del Carmen anchorage reported ship’s stores and properties stolen. A machete was found near the store room. Master later received information from another vessel in the vicinity, that robbers had attempted to board their vessel as well. Incident reported to the Mexico Navy. Three patrol boats…

August 13, 2019
Read More >>