Robbery / Nigeria 01-040618






INCIDENT OVER

Event: Robbery
IMB Level: 3
 
Date and Time: 3rd June 2018 0330 local
Location: Lagos Anchorage, Nigeria
Position: 06°17’N, 03°21’E
Distance from Shore: 6.5nm
 
Vessel Details
Type: Bulk Carrier
Length x Beam: 190m x 32m
 
Event Details
Kidnapped: 0
Injured: 0
Killed: 0
Security Present: Yes – Embarked Armed Nigerian Navy
Weather: Light Breeze
Wave Height: 1.5m
 
Threat Details
Number of Pirates/Robbers: 2
Number of Craft: Unknown
Weapons Seen: No
Equipment Seen: Hook attached to rope
 
Description: Two thieves boarded the bulk carrier on southern edge of Lagos Anchorage. The duty officer and Nigerian Navy guards saw the thieves on the forecastle deck. The guards fired a warning
shot, and the thieves fled. A search was conducted, and it was confirmed that ship’s stores had been stolen. Local authorities were informed.

 

 

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