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Pirate Attack, 80NM South of Bonny, West Africa, 3 December 2019

Advisory 001/DEC/2019 UPDATE 1


  1. Category: BOARDING


  1. Description: On 03rd of December 2019 at 1820UTC, an M/T was boarded in position 03°05.5N – 007°06.8E (approximately 80NM south of Bonny, Nigeria) by armed pirates. The MT is now reported safe and under escort.


   Vessels transiting the area are still advised to exercise extreme caution.


  1. Source: Reported to MDAT-GoG by email.


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



This Advisory is not classified as a Maritime Security Event and has not been verified by MDAT-GoG. This information is provided to inform maritime situational awareness for mariners operating in the region.  MDAT-GoG is not responsible for the accuracy of this reporting.


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