Attack / Nigeria 01-150318



Event: Attack (Level II)


Date and Time: 1840UTC 14 March 2018


Location: 29nm SW of Bonny Fairway Buoy, Nigeria


Position: 03°51’N, 006°40’E


Vessel Details

Type: Tanker

LOA: 176m

Beam: 27m

Freeboard: ~6m


Description: A tanker was attacked by pirates on a speed boat whilst enroute from Port Harcourt. The tanker carried out evasive manoeuvres and the pirates aborted their
attack. The tanker continued her transit and is safe.


Pirate boat likely remains in the area and all vessels should proceed with caution.



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