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Hijacking, West Africa 04 January

DateTime: 02/01/2019 00:01:00 UTC

Area: West Africa

status: HIJACKING
Lat: 5°23'0 N
Lon: 2°31'33 E


Detail: UPDATE: [Kidnap] Underway Panama-flagged container ship attacked by pirates at 0001 UTC in position 05:23N - 002:31.33E, around 55nm south of Cotonou, Benin. Pirates boarded, kidnapped six crew before escaping. Vessel, cargo and remaining crew safe. Reported (MDAT/MSC) 2 Jan.


Source:
UNID: 5619


Action: UPDATE
ReportedBy: OL BRAVO

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