Event: Attack (Level II)
Date and Time: 0845UTC 24 January 2018
Location: 47nm South of Brass, Nigeria
Position: 03°30’N, 006°20’E
Description: Tanker issued distress call via VHF at 0845UTC. AIS turned off since 0900UTC with no response on VHF.
Update: Nigerian Navy personnel on board the tanker repelled the attack. No further details have been released yet.