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IMB ICC - Attempted Boarding - 95nm SW of Bayelsa, Nigeria.

Attempted Boarding

Incident Type: - e. PAG - Pirate Action Group

Region: - Gulf of Guinea

Authority/ Reported By: - IMB/ ICC


Time:- 19:00

Position: - 03:14.3N, 004:43.0E


IMB ICC - 090-20 09.06.2020: 1900 UTC: Posn: 03:14.3N – 004:43.0E, Around 95nm SW of Bayelsa, Nigeria. Five persons in a skiff, approached a container ship underway. The D/O raised the alarm, activated the fire pump, increased speed and commenced evasive manoeuvres. After several attempts to board the ship the skiff aborted and moved away. Ship and crew safe. Incident reported to the authorities and Security Escort Company.

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