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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