Pirate Attack - West Africa 24 March 2019
Date Time: 24/03/2019 22:35:00 UTC
Area: West Africa
Lat: 6°15'20 N
Lon: 3°12'30 E
Detail: UPDATE: [Boarding/Robbery] Two robbers managed to board anchored Singapore-flagged product tanker and started stealing the oil cargo using a hose pipe at 2235 UTC in position 06:15.20N - 003:12.30E, Lagos Secure Anchorage Area, Nigeria. Duty watch keeper noticed the hose and immediately informed Master. Incident reported to Nigerian Navy patrol boat in the vicinity. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped having stolen around 70mt of fuel cargo from port/stbd tanks. All crew and vessel are safe. Reported shots fired and NN patrol boat managed to intercept the boat and apprehend the robbers. Reported (IMB/ReCAAP) 24 Mar.
ReportedBy: OL BRAVO