Proven Expertise

Pirate Attack Nigeria 04 December 2018

DateTime: 04/12/2018 18:00:00 UTC


Area: West Africa
Status: PIRATE_ATTACK


Lat: 3°8'0 N
Lon: 6°20'0 E


Detail: UPDATE 2: [Boarding] Nine pirates in a speedboat chased and successfully boarded underway Vanuatu-flagged OSV at 1800 UTC in position 03:08N - 006:20E, around 71nm South of Brass, Nigeria. All crew mustered in the citadel. The Nigerian Navy sent a patrol boat to intercept the pirates. Upon arriving to the vessel location, the navy opened fire, resulting in the pirates escaping with stolen personal belongings. Vessel and crew reported safe 5 Dec at 0045 UTC and have proceeded to Brass Oil Terminal. Reported (MDAT) 4 Dec.


Source:
UNID: 5595
Action: UPDATE
ReportedBy: OL BRAVO

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