Attack / Nigerian 01-190218



Event: Attack (Level II)


Date and Time: 0830UTC 19 February 2018


Location: 9.5nm SE of Brass Terminal, Nigeria (16nm from shore)


Position: 04°02’N, 006°26’E


Vessel Details

Type: Tanker

Length: 176m

Beam: 32m

Freeboard: 6.25m

Speed: ~8kts


Description: Tanker came under attack by pirates in a speed boat, shooting at the merchant vessel. A security boat intervened and the pirates stopped the attack. All
crew safe.


All vessels in the area should operate at a heightened state of security as pirates are likely still in the area.



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