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IMB ICC - Container Ship Chased by Suspect Skiff #marsec #piracy @IMB_Piracy @IMOHQ


IMB ICC 154-17

Container Vessel

22.11.2017: 0231 UTC

Posn: 03:17.5N - 006:52.5E, Around 66NM SSW of Bonny, Nigeria.

A speed boat approached and chased a container ship underway.

Alarm raised, evasive manoeuvres commenced, SSAS activated, local authorities notified and crew mustered in the citadel.

A Nigerian navy vessel was dispatched to assist the container ship, however after around 20 minutes, the speed boat aborted the chase and moved away.

Vessel and crew safe

ASKET Operations - Piracy & Maritime Security Alerts 2017


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