INCREASED THREAT TO SHIPPING
Event: Report of increased threat to shipping
5 April 2022
Description: MDAT-GoG have updated that there is an increased threat to shipping of piracy in the following area for the next 48 hours:
This area is centered around the
Nigerian EEZ south of Lagos, and includes Forcados and Bonga terminals. It is likely this is based on the pirate group which carried out the attack on a bulk carrier on 3 April 2022 moving back towards the Niger
It is recommended that all vessels in the area remain extremely vigilant, heighten security onboard and, if possible, make use of available additional security services.
ARC will update if more information becomes available.
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