Attack / Nigeria 01-021017



Event: Attack (Level II Incident)


Date and Time: 02 October 2017 1815UTC


Location: 5nm SW of Bonny Island, Entry Channel to Bonny River, Nigeria


Position: 4°17.36’N, 07°04.00’E


Description: It has been reported that a speed boat attacked a merchant vessel between Bonny Island and Bonny Fairway Buoy. The security team on board responded by firing shots, causing the speed boat to abort
the attack. Vessel and crew reported as safe.


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