Incidents reported by the IMB in the last 7 days:
02.03.2019: 1225 UTC:
Posn: 04:30.57N – 003:14.30E, Around 113nm South of Lagos, Nigeria.
Armed pirates in a speed boat approached and boarded a tanker underway. Alarm raised and all crew mustered in the citadel. Upon receiving information on the incident, the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) immediately informed the Nigerian Authorities.
A naval patrol boat was dispatched to assist the tanker. The IMB PRC continued to liaise with the Authorities and the Owners until the naval team boarded the tanker and confirmed all crew safe.
The tanker later resumed her intended passage to the next port.
For the latest reports go to the IMB Piracy Reporting Center