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MDAT GOG -Vessel Attacked - Crew Kidnapped #piracy #marsec

Advisory 002/JUL/2017

1. Category: Attack

2. Description: On the night of 29/30 of JULY 2017, in position 04 10.12N 006 59.44E.

A MV was attacked.

3. Source: email.

4. Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0033 298 22 88 88 for further information.

THIS ADVISORY is not classified as a Maritime Security Event and has not been verified by MDAT-GoG.

This information is provided to inform maritime situational awareness for mariners operating in the region.

MDAT-GoG is not responsible for the accuracy of this reporting.


MDAT-GOG Watchkeeper


Emergency Tel: +33(0) 298 22 88 88

Update from OCEANUSLive: Overnight 29/30 Jul, general cargo ship reported attacked and boarded by pirates in position 04:10.12N - 006:59.44E, around 16nm SSW of Bonny Island, Nigeria. Five crew reported kidnapped. Awaiting further details. Reported 31 Jul.

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