UPDATE 1 Attack / Joint Development Zone 01-230421





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

 

Vessel Details

Type:
Containership

L x B:
147.9m x 23.3m

Speed: TBC

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: TBC

Injured: TBC

Killed: TBC

Security Present: None

Damage to Cargo: TBC

Damage to Vessel: TBC

Weather: Gentle Breeze / 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 1.2m

 

Threat Details

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.

MARITIME SECURITY | UNDERWATER SERVICES | OPERATIONAL SUPPORT | AGENCY SERVICES

 

E: [email protected]

T: +44 (0) 203 151 1700

 

www.arcafrica.com

 

Africa Risk Compliance Limited

 


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