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Pirate Attack West Africa 25 April 19

DateTime: 25/04/2019 02:15:00 UTC

Area: West Africa

Lat: 6°20'3 N
Lon: 3°20'5 E

Detail: UPDATE 2: [Boarding] Three robbers in a small craft approached and boarded an anchored Marshall Islands-flagged tanker at 0215 UTC, in position 06:20.3N – 003:20.5E, Lagos Anchorage, Nigeria. Duty AB on routine rounds noticed the robbers near the cargo tank and notified the OOW. Alarm raised, PA announcement made, and crew mustered. Hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alertness, the robbers jumped overboard along with their hose and escaped in their boat. The incident was reported to a naval patrol boat. Nothing reported stolen. Reported (IMB)/MDAT) 25 Apr.

UNID: 5712
Action: UPDATE
ReportedBy: OL BRAVO

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