Fired On / Nigeria 01-250119





INCIDENT OVER

Event: Fired On

IMB Level: 2

 

Date and Time: 25th January 2019, 0015 UTC

Location: 52nm SW of Bonny Fairway Buoy , Nigeria EEZ

Position: 03°40’8”N, 006°19’0”E

Distance from Shore: Approx. 39nm

 

Vessel Details

Type: Bulk carrier

L x B: 157.2 x 26

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: Nil

Injured: Nil

Killed: Nil

Security Present: Embarked Nigerian Navy Team

Weather: Gentle Breeze / 2mm precipitation

Wave Height: 1.0m

 

Threat Details

Number of Pirates: 5-7

Number of Craft: 1 skiff reported

Weapons Seen: Firearms

Equipment Seen: N/A

 

Description: Bulk carrier transiting from Lagos to Onne was approached on port side by speed boat with 5-7 persons on board. Search light was switched on and speed boat passed astern of the vessel on starboard
quarter and began firing at the vessel with 3 shots hitting the bridge. The alarm was raised and speed increased and the speed boat was left behind. Vessel and crew all safe.

 

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