Posted on October 28, 2018 by Ilias Kiritsis

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates attacked a vessel near Bonny Island, Nigeria. 

This marks the 2nd attack in Bonny within 48 hours.


Advisory 004/OCT/2018


  1. Category: ATTACK


  1. Description: On 27th October 2018 at 4:00ZHrs, a vessel was attacked in   position 03°21’N – 006°30’E (225°/ 60nm of Bonny, NIGERIA). MV is SAFE.


Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution in this area.


  1. Source: Phone call


  1. Any queries regarding this Advisory Notice ring 0033 298 22 88 88 for further


ARX Maritime provide commercial risk management for vessels trading in high risk areas, making sure that vessels adopt and implement the best risk management practices.

As part of this service ARX Maritime have designed the ABaC (anti-boarding and climbing) system. An anti-piracy barrier solution that denies pirates from boarding vessels that are vulnerable to attack in areas of high risk. The ARX ABaC system is designed to repel grappling hooks and ladders, significantly increasing the chances of company vessels and crew surviving unwanted pirate aggression. The ARX ABaC system is easily installed and provides a cost-effective alternative to razor wire.

For more information contact the ARX team on +44 1313170048 or at

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