JWC amends GoG

Following an increase in kidnap for ransom attacks in the Gulf of Guinea, the Joint War Committee on Sunday 20th reportedly redrew the listed extended risk area in the Gulf of Guinea.

The amendment is as follows and should be noted by CSOs and Masters who transit the region:

a) On the west, from the coast of Togo 6° 06′ 45″ N,

b) high seas point 0° 40′ S, 3° 00′ E

c) and then east to Cape Lopez Peninsula, Gabon 0° 40′ S, 8° 42′ E

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