Fired On / Nigeria 02-250221





INCIDENT OVER – ONGOING THREAT TO VESSELS

 

Event: Fired On

 

Date and Time: 24 February 2021,

Location: 50nm SW of Bonny, Nigeria EEZ

Position: 03°49’N, 006°30’E

Distance from Shore: Approx. 30nm from Niger Delta coast

 

Vessel Details

Type: Security Escort Vessel

L x B: 40m x 8m

Speed: TBC

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: 0

Injured: TBC

Killed: 2

Security Present: Yes

Damage to Cargo: N/A

Damage to Vessel: TBC

Weather: Moderate Breeze / 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 0.9m

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: TBC

Number of Craft: TBC

Weapons Seen: Firearms

Equipment Seen: TBC

 

Description: It has been reported that a security escort vessel was attacked whilst on route to meet a client vessel. Attack took place approx. 50nm SW of Bonny. Initial reports are that
2 Navy personnel were killed in the attack, however this is still to be confirmed.

 

ARC will update once more information is received.

MARITIME SECURITY | UNDERWATER SERVICES | OPERATIONAL SUPPORT | AGENCY SERVICES

 

E: [email protected]

T: +44 (0) 203 151 1700

 

www.arcafrica.com

 

Africa Risk Compliance Limited

 


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