Event: Kidnap (Level I Incident)
Date and Time: 14 December 2017 1030UTC
Location: 43nm SW of Bonny Fairway Buoy, 17nm SE from Brass Terminal, Nigeria
Position: 03°49’N, 006°23’E
Type: Bulk Carrier
Description: A vessel, underway from Lagos to Port Harcourt, is currently under attack. Initial report indicates a possible kidnapping.
UPDATE: It has been confirmed that the Master and 8 or 9 crew members have been kidnapped.