Hijack / Rep of Congo 01-291018






INCIDENT ONGOING

Event: Hijack

IMB Level: 1

 

Date and Time: 29th October 2018, 1424UTC

Location: 102nm E of Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo

Position: 04°42’S, 010°04’E

Distance from Shore: Approx. 102nm

 

Vessel Details

Type: Oil/Chemical Tanker

Length x Beam: 122m x 19m

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: TBC

Injured: TBC

Killed: TBC

Security Present: TBC

Weather: Fresh Breeze / 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 1m

 

Threat Details

Number of Pirates: TBC

Number of Craft: TBC

Weapons Seen: TBC

Equipment Seen: TBC

 

Description: 2 vessels have been reported as under attack approximately 100nm east of Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo.

 

UPDATE: Second vessel has been confirmed as hijacked and last seen on course of 312° sailing at 11kts. Course direction of north-west heading suggests vessel sailing towards Nigerian waters.

 

ARC will update should more information be received.

 

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From: <operations@arcafrica.com>
Date: Monday, 29 October 2018 at 13:37
Subject: Attack / Rep of Congo 01-291018

 

INCIDENT ONGOING

Event: Attack

IMB Level: TBC

 

Date and Time: 29th October 2018, 1250UTC

Location: 102nm E of Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo

Position: 04°47’S, 010°07’E

Distance from Shore: Approx. 102nm

 

Vessel Details

Type: Tankers

Length x Beam: TBC

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: TBC

Injured: TBC

Killed: TBC

Security Present: TBC

Weather: Fresh Breeze / 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 1m

 

Threat Details

Number of Pirates: TBC

Number of Craft: TBC

Weapons Seen: TBC

Equipment Seen: TBC

 

Description: 2 vessels have been reported as under attack approximately 100nm east of Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo.

 

ARC will update should more information become available.

 

 

MARITIME SECURITY | UNDERWATER SERVICES | OPERATIONAL SUPPORT | AGENCY SERVICES

 

E: info@arcafrica.com

T: +44 (0) 203 151 0170

 

www.arcafrica.com

 

Africa Risk Compliance Limited

 

 


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