Fired On / Equatorial Guinea 02-161221






INCIDENT OVER – ONGOING THREAT TO VESSELS IN AREA

 

Event: Fired On

 

Date and Time: 15 December 2021, 2130hrs local

Location: 13nm NW of Bata, Equatorial Guinea

Position: 02°0’N, 009°35’E

Distance from Shore: Approx. 12nm

 

Vessel Details

Type: Cargo Vessel

L x B: 65.8m x 17m

Speed: Not reported

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: 0

Injured: 1

Killed: 0

Security Present: Embarked EG Navy

Damage to Cargo: Not reported

Damage to Vessel: Not reported

Weather: Gentle Breeze / 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 0.5m

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: Not reported

Number of Craft: Not reported

Weapons Seen: Firearms

Equipment Seen: Not reported

 

Description: Whilst on route from Bata to Malabo, a cargo vessel was attacked by pirates. Embarked Equatoguinean military personnel returned fire, and pirates gave up the attack. 1 military
personnel was wounded. The vessel returned to Bata port.

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