Location Rivers state, Nigeria
Type of incidents ATTACK
Lat. / Long. 04:01N – 007:03E
Source: BI/ NYA
Date: 19 November 2016
Description: A speed boat carrying eight armed men attacked MAERSK COTONOU.
The container ship applied counter piracy measures which were successful. MAERSK COTONOU continued to its destination.
This attempted attack was carried out by the same pirates which tried to attack an inbound convoy this morning.
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