IMB ICC 154-17
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