ADVISORY NOTICE 001/JAN/2022
1. Category: IRREGULAR ACTIVITY reported by MMCC Zone F
2. Time: 24th January 22 at 1750 UTC
3. Description: REF: ECOWAS MMCC Zone F Warning/ALERT/ADVISORY No.004. MDAT-GOG has been made aware:
Information received from some local fishermen along the western Coast of Ghana indicates a group of people have reportedly put to sea a local fishing boat with a high-powered outboard motor in the early hours of today, 24 January 2022. According to the report, the people are not known locals and are suspected not to be Ghanaians.
The group is suspected to be a criminal group, possibly a pirate action group that is planning to attack vessels at sea.
All vessels transiting the EEZ of Ghana especially offshore Takoradi general area are advised to exercise extreme vigilance, maintain sharp lookouts and report any suspicious activities to the MMCC Zone F or coastal authorities for necessary action.
Coastal law enforcement agencies are encouraged to increase patrols and surveillance at sea to avert any possible pirate attacks.
4. Position: TAKORADI (GHANA): ZONE F.
Mariners are advised to exercise caution when transiting this area