Attack->Illegal Boarding / Nigeria 01-140321





INCIDENT OVER – ONGOING THREAT TO VESSELS

 

Event: Attack->Illegal Boarding

 

Date and Time: 14 March Lagos, Nigerian EEZ

Position: 02°58’N, 002°53’E

Distance from Shore: Approx. 210nm from Niger Delta coast

 

Vessel Details

Type:
OSV

L x B:
102m x 21m

Speed:
1kt

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: 0

Injured: 0

Killed: 0

Security Present: None but security vessels in the area

Damage to Cargo:
None reported

Damage to Vessel:
None reported

Weather: Gentle Breeze / 0.8mm precipitation

Wave Height: 1.2m

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: TBC

Number of Craft: TBC

Weapons Seen: TBC

Equipment Seen: TBC

 

Description: MDAT-GoG have reported that a vessel is under attack. All crew are reported to have reached the citadel. There are several security vessels in the vicinity.

 

Update 1: It has been confirmed that the pirates have left the vessel and all crew are safe. Several security vessels are on their way to the vessel to provide support.

 

 Pirates are likely to remain in the area to attack another vessel due to their failure to kidnap crew in this incident.

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T: +44 (0) 203 151 1700

 

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