Incidents reported by the IMB since the last report:
02.07.2020: 2220 UTC:
Posn: 03:49.3N – 002:25.0E, Around 150nm South of Cotonou, Benin.
Armed pirates attacked and boarded a general cargo ship that was drifting and awaiting operational instructions. They kidnapped five crew members, stole ship’s properties, cash and crew personal belongings before escaping in a small boat. Authorities informed, crew mustered and a search was carried out onboard the ship. The remaining crew are reported safe.
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