Maritime Security Alert: Armed Persons Board Vessel at Lagos Terminal Jetty
On April 28th, an incident occurred at the Lagos Terminal Jetty in Nigeria, where a vessel was boarded by a group of 6-8 armed persons. The name of the vessel is currently unknown. The crew was quick to detect the intruders, who then escaped overboard. Thankfully, no theft or damage has been reported.
This serves as a reminder for all personnel to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions when travelling through the Lagos Terminal Jetty. It is essential to be mindful of your surroundings and report any suspicious activity immediately to the authorities.
The Lagos Terminal Jetty has seen security issues in the past, with a recent increase in attacks and kidnappings in the wider GoG area.
The incident on April 28th highlights the continued need for heightened security measures at the Lagos Terminal Jetty. It is critical for all parties involved to work together to ensure the safety and security of personnel and vessels travelling through the area.
We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as necessary. In the meantime, we urge everyone to exercise caution and stay safe.
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*Source: EOS Risk Group