IMB ICC 169-17
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.
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.
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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.
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