UPDATE 1: Illegal Boarding->Kidnap / Eq Guinea 01-261021





INCIDENT ONGOING – ONGOING THREAT TO VESSELS IN AREA

 

Event: Illegal Boarding->Kidnap for Ransom

 

Date and Time: 25 October 2021, 2226hrs local

Location: 50nm SW of Bioko Island, Eq Guinea EEZ

Position: 02°35.12’N, 007°59.12’E

Distance from Shore: Approx. 115nm from Niger Delta coast

 

Vessel Details

Type: OSV

L x B: 87.2m x 18.8m

Speed: 7kts

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: 3

Injured: 0

Killed: 0

Security Present: None

Damage to Cargo: TBC

Damage to Vessel: TBC

Weather: Moderate Breeze / 0.2mm precipitation

Wave Height: 1.1m

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: TBC

Number of Craft: TBC

Weapons Seen: TBC

Equipment Seen: TBC

 

Description: An OSV has been reported as boarded whilst sailing SW in southern area of Equatorial Guinea EEZ. Vessel is currently drifting with AIS still on.

 

UPDATE 1: Based on reports, 3 crew members have been kidnapped from the vessel.

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