ONGOING THREAT TO VESSELS
Event: Attack (Level II Incident)
Date and Time: 7 December 2017 0530UTC
Location: 39nm S of Bonny, 16nm W of Usan FPSO, Nigeria
Position: 03°31’N, 007°07’E
Type: Container Ship
Freeboard: approx. 6.75m
Description: A merchant vessel was attacked by 1 boat with 8 pirates on board. The pirates attempted to board the vessel but were unsuccessful. Crew and vessel have been confirmed as safe.