Warning 003/OCT/2017 UPDATE 001

1. Category: Attack

2.Description: This event refers to Warning 003/OCT/17. On 25th October 2017 at 20:05ZHrs, a merchant tanker was attacked in position 03°35.5N 006°49.2E (200°/50NM from Bonny Island, NIGERIA).

Two armed pirates boarded the vessel and crew mustered in the citadel.
The vessel and crew are SAFE, currently being escorted by a Nigerian navy ship.
Mariners are advised to exercise caution in this area.