2 Armed Persons Board and Attempt to Rob Containership Off Benin
January 19, 20:10 UTC: Two persons armed with AK-47 rifles in a boat approached and boarded a drifting container ship in posn. 05:08.3N, 002:17.9E. Alarm raised, deck lights switched off, accommodation locked down and engines started and headed towards Tema. Ghana navy notified and requested to board and search vessel on arrival. All crew safe. Nothing reported stolen.