Suspicious approach in GoG, UPDATE

Cargo ship attacked in the morning Apr 10 off Ghana, Gulf of Guinea, most probably product tanker BITU ATLANTIC under way. Awaiting vessel’s ID confirmation and more details.
Confirmed it’s a tanker BITU ATLANTIC (IMO 9382085, dwt 45986, from Gibraltar to Lome Togo). The ship was approached by suspicious boat, pursued for some time, pursuers broke off and fled in about half an hour. Tanker didn’t stop or reduced speed, and continued voyage.

Cargo ship attacked in the morning Apr 10 off Ghana, Gulf of Guinea, most probably product tanker under way. Awaiting vessel’s ID confirmation and more details.
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My name is Mikhail Voytenko, I’m Russian, professional merchant marine navigator, by education and former experience. I own and run Maritime Bulletin website for more than 10 years. I've been involved in solving a number of piracy hijack cases, including the hijack of ro-ro FAINA, loaded with tanks. It was me who made public, and unravel, freighter ARCTIC SEA mystery. I've been also closely involved in a number of maritime disaster, one of them being MSC FLAMINIA major fire.