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MDAT GoG - Vessel Hijack Nigeria (Later Freed by Nigerian Navy) #marsec #piracy

Warning 005/APR/2017

1. Category: Hijack

2. Description: On 29th April 2017 at 0755UTC MV is under attack by pirates.

They have boarded and taken control of the vessel in psn 03 41 30.24N 006 46 55.44E.

MDAT-GOG investigating, more details to follow.

Vessel’s transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

3. Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG via telephone.

4. Update: The vessel was freed by the NIGERIAN NAVY. All crewmembers reported safe. The vessel is currently underway to ONNE, NIGERIA and is escorted by the NIGERIAN NAVY.

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