Location Calabar, Nigeria
Type of incidents HIJACK
Lat. / Long. 04:38:36N - 008:24:42E
Source(s): BI Date: 19 January 2017, 0600 UTC
Description: General cargo vessel MERBEY was hijacked by pirates off Calabar Nigeria. At the time of the attack, seven crewmembers of Romanian and Turkish nationality were on board. Pirates’ further intentions and demands are unknown at this time. NB incident time and location are approximate.
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