Ship Boarded by Pirates in Lagos, Nigeria

ARX Maritime have received a report that a vessel was boarded by 6 unknown men as it was anchored in Lagos, Nigeria. 

At approximately 02:25am local time on Tuesday 20th February a ship was attacked while in the safe anchorage of Lagos.

The Duty Watchman was able to raise the alarm, alerting the local authorities. A patrol vessel arrived shortly after and searched the surrounding area before boarding the vessel.

The perpetrators escaped on a speed boat. There are no reported injuries.

More information will follow…