RIO SPIRIT suspicious approach on Feb 4

Feb. 10, 2017 at 04:27 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

Suspicious boat tried to approach suezmax RIO SPIRIT on Feb 4 in position 02 54N 004 52E, some 170 nm southwest of Akassa, Brass, according to IMB report:
While underway, a crude oil tanker spotted a suspicious skiff approaching from astern. The Master informed the escort vessel which fired warning shots resulting in the skiff aborting and moving away. All crew and vessel safe.

RIO SPIRIT suspicious approach on Feb 4