[Update: False Alarm] Attempted Boarding 7NM off Lome, Togo
UPDATE July 09: The below has now been confirmed as a false alarm.
June 30: At approx. 23:25 UTC, a skiff with 6 armed persons approached an unspecified MV with an attempt to board the vessel. The MV’s crew alerted the local navy and activated fire hoses on deck. The skiff aborted their boarding attempt upon seeing the alertness of the MV and the use of razor wires. Vessel and crew were reported safe.