Boarding / Nigeria 01-180718





INCIDENT OVER

Event: Boarding
IMB Level: 3
 
Date and Time: 10th July 2018, 0225hrs lt
Location: Lagos Anchorage
Position: 06°16.3’N, 003°19.1’E
Distance from Shore: 8nm
 
Vessel Details
Type: Tanker
Length x Beam: 183m x 32m

Status: At anchor
 
Event Details
Kidnapped: 0
Injured: 0
Killed: 0
Security Present: None
Weather: 
Wave Height: 
 
Threat Details
Number of Pirates: 2
Number of Craft: 2 small boats
Weapons Seen: None
Equipment Seen: None
 
Description: Whilst conducting STS operations with another tanker, crew spotted two intruders on the deck at the forecastle. The alarm was raised and after being challenged by the crew the intruders
jumped back overboard and escaped in two small boats. A Nigerian Navy patrol vessel arrived 20 minutes later. Nothing stolen, and all crew and vessel reported safe.

 

This is the 29th incident in Lagos area (port terminals and anchorages) since start of 2018.

 

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