Incidents reported by the IMB in the last 7 days:
Posn: 02:58.25N – 005:16.12E, 98 SW of Brass, Nigeria.
Armed persons in a speedboat chased and fired upon on a tanker underway. Alarm raised, vessel increased speed and commenced evasive manoeuvres and non-essential crew mustered in the citadel. Due to evasive manoeuvring, the boarding was evaded. Nigerian Navy notified. Vessel and crew reported safe..
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