Event: Kidnap (Level I Incident)
Date and Time: 18 September 2017 2107 UTC
Location: Entrance of Calabar River, Nigeria
Position: 04°28’N, 008°25’E
Description: A Cameroon-flagged cargo ship was attacked by 4 speed boats with armed men. The pirates kidnapped 5 persons: 4 Cameroonian crew members and a Nigerian (possibly a passenger).
ARC will update should more information become available.