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MDAT GoG - MV attacked and boarded Gulf of Guinea - 10 Crew Members Missing #marsec #piracy @IMB_Pir


IMB ICC 169-17

Bulk Carrier

14.12.2017: 0830 UTC:

Posn : 03:46.4N – 006:17.2E, Around 32nm South of Brass, Nigeria.

A bulk carrier underway was attacked and boarded by six pirates from a small boat. Ten crew members were reported missing. The remaining crew onboard sailed the vessel to a safe port.

Advisory 005/DEC/2017

1. Category: ATTACK

2. Description: On 14th December 2017 at 08:05ZHrs, a merchant vessel in position 03°45N – 006°15E (South/32NM from Brass, NIGERIA) was attacked and boarded by several persons on board a fast boat.

Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.

3. Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG via 3rd party report.

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.

MDAT-GOG Watchkeeper


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

ASKET Operations - Piracy & Maritime Security Alerts 2017

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