INCIDENT ONGOING – ONGOING THREAT TO VESSELS
Event: Attack (TBC)
Date and Time: 23 April 2021, exact time TBC
Location: 230nm SW of Bonny, Nigeria-Sao Tome Joint Development Zone
Position: 01°29’N, 004°38’E
Distance from Shore: Approx. 188nm from Niger Delta coast
L x B:
147.9m x 23.3m
Security Present: None
Damage to Cargo: TBC
Damage to Vessel: TBC
Weather: Gentle Breeze / 0mm precipitation
Wave Height: 1.2m
Number of Perpetrators: TBC
Number of Craft: TBC
Weapons Seen: TBC
Equipment Seen: TBC
Description: ARC has received a report that a vessel has come under attack in the Joint Development Zone, approx. 230nm SW of Bonny, Nigeria. Crew are reportedly in the citadel.
UPDATE 1: Reliable sources have confirmed that vessel under attack is a containership. Report states that gunfire has been heard.
Further information to follow once received.