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Attempted Boarding Repelled Nigeria


Date 14OCT2016

Location WEST AFRICA

Type of incidents

BOARDING Lat. / Long. 06:25N – 003:22E

Source: MDAT GoG / NYA

Date: 14 October 2016

Description: A small vessel with three men on board came along the starboard side of the vessel. The three attackers boarded the lower side ramp on the starboard quarter.

The captain ordered the general alarm and activated the anti-piracy hoses. The attackers jumped into the water, boarded their vessel and made another attempt to board the vessel. They broke off their attempt after seeing crew stationed at the stern.

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