Posted on November 07, 2018 by Ilias Kiritsis

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


Date Time: 06/11/2018 06:25:00 UTC
Area: West Africa
Lat: 3°55'39 N
Lon: 6°56'36 E
Detail: MV reported attacked at 0625 UTC in position 03:55.39N - 006:56.36E, around 30nm SW of Bonny Island, Nigeria. Awaiting further details. Reported (MDAT) 6 Nov.

UNID: 5572
Action: NEW
Reported By: OL BRAVO

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Posted in Piracy , Attack , Crime , Security , Nigeria

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