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MV Attacked by Boat, off Bonny Island Nigeria #marsec #piracy @IMB_Piracy @IMOHQ

Advisory 001/OCT/2017

1. Category: Attack

2. Description: On 02 October 2017 at 1815UTC, a Merchant vessel was attacked by 1 speed boat in psn 041736N 0070400E (around 5 NM south of Bonny Island, Nigeria). Armed security team on board the merchant vessel fired shots, the speed boat then escaped. Vessel and crew are SAFE. Mariners are advised to exercise caution in this area.

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

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


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.

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