Dryad Global are Reporting indicates that 6 individuals have been arrested by authorities while attempting to board the Tanker EPIC BERMUDA 2.5nm East of Takoradi. Reports suggest that during the initial boarding attempt the Officer on Watch noticed the perpetrators and sounded the alarm. The OOW then started the vessels engines attempted to manoeuvre the vessel so as to disrupt the attempt. The small boat was said to have then headed off in the direction of another vessel approx. 0.6nm away. The vessel is reported to have returned later, the authorities at Takoradi dispatched a patrol vessel which arrested the 5 individuals. Crew are reported safe.