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MDAT GoG (West Africa) Weekly Piracy Report #marsec #piracy #westafrica #mdatgog #shipping


One event (time late report) has been reported to MDAT-GoG this week.

19/04/2017

ATTACK

220/40NM from Brass, NIGERIA At around 08:55ZHrs in position 03°25N / 005°36E, a merchant vessel was attacked by a small boat with nine armed pirates. Small boat fired upon merchant vessel. Attack was repelled by escort vessel. MDAT-GoG comments: This event refers to Warning 001/APR/17

19/04/2017

KIDNAP

180/10.8NM from Brass, NIGERIA At around 09:35ZHrs in position 04°06N / 006°15E, a merchant vessel was boarded by pirates. Eight men were kidnapped and one man injured. MDAT-GoG comments: This event refers to Warning 002/APR/17

19/04/2017

ATTACK

180/10.8NM from Brass, NIGERIA At around 09:35ZHrs in position 04°06N / 006°15E a merchant vessel was attacked by pirates. Crew went into citadel and were safe.

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