ARC Intelligence Report 01-190417 – UPDATE

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    AniaAnia
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    INCIDENT OVER

     

    Event: Attack

     

    Date and Time: 0900UTC 19 April 2017

     

    Location: 58nm SW of Brass, near Agbami Oil Terminal, Nigeria

     

    Position: 03°25’N, 005°36’E

     

    Description: A vessel has reported being attacked by a small craft with 8 pirates on board whilst underway. They fired at the merchant vessel, which drew responding fire from the embarked armed security team. The pirates aborted the attack and the incident was reported to the authorities.

     

    Update: The tanker was being escorted by a security vessel and the small craft had 9 pirates on board. The Nigerian Navy were informed and the crew and vessel are safe.

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