Kidnap / Equatorial Guinea 02-131221





INCIDENT OVER – ONGOING THREAT TO VESSELS IN AREA

 

Event: Kidnap for Ransom

 

Date and Time: 13 December 2021, 1427hrs local

Location: 48nm WSW of Luba, Equatorial Guinea

Position: 03°11.41’N, 007°49.02’E

Distance from Shore: Approx. 77nm from Niger Delta coast

 

Vessel Details

Type: Containership

L x B: 774.7m x 40m

Speed: 17.5kts

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: 6

Injured: 0

Killed: 0

Security Present: None

Damage to Cargo: TBC

Damage to Vessel: TBC

Weather: Gentle Breeze / 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 1.1m

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: Not reported

Number of Craft: Not reported

Weapons Seen: Not reported

Equipment Seen: Not reported

 

Description: MDAT-GoG reported that a vessel was boarded in Eq Guinea’s waters, approximately 48nm WSW of Luba. The vessel was on route from Cameroon to Benin. According to MDAT-GoG, incident is over.

 

All vessels in the area should increase vigilance, as pirates may attempt to attack another vessel whilst on way back to Niger Delta.

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