Attack / Nigeria 01-201017



Event: Attack (Level II Incident)


Date and Time: 20 October 2017 1834UTC


Location: 25nm SW of Bonny Fairway Buoy, Nigeria


Position: 03°55’N, 006°39’E


Description: A vessel was attacked by a black speedboat, travelling above 25kts and fired shots at the merchant vessel. The embarked Nigerian Navy team on the merchant vessel returned fire. The speedboat followed
the vessel for about 25 minutes before retreating.


All crew and vessel reported as safe.



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