Attack / Benin 01-030522





INCIDENT ONGOING – ONGOING THREAT TO SHIPPING

 

Event: Attack

 

Date and Time: 3 May 2022, exact time to be confirmed

Location: 55nm SSW of Cotonou, Benin

Position: 05°26.00’N, 002°15.50’E

Distance from Shore: 50nm

 

Vessel Details

Type: Tanker

L x B: 228m x 32.3m

Speed: 12.3kts

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: TBC

Injured: TBC

Killed: TBC

Security Present: None reported

Damage to Cargo: TBC

Damage to Vessel: TBC

Weather: Gentle Breeze / 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 1.2m

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: TBC

Number of Craft: TBC

Weapons Seen: TBC

Equipment Seen: TBC

 

Description: A tanker sailing out from Lagos and transiting across the Benin EEZ has been reported as attacked by pirates. IMB have advised that all crew are in citadel. A Nigerian Navy
vessel is responding but is approx. 40nm from the vessel location.

 

ARC will updated once further information is available.

 

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