Attempted Robbery Aboard Tanker at Lagos Anchorage
February 01, 01:30 UTC: Two unauthorized persons in a boat boarded a tanker at Lagos Anchorage (posn. 06:15.7N – 003:19.1E). They tried to seize the duty AB on routine rounds, who managed to escape and raise the alarm. Hearing the alerted crew the unauthorized persons escaped without stealing anything. Incident reported to Nigerian Navy. A patrol boat was dispatched to the location.