Pirate Attack West Africa 25 July 2019
DateTime: 25/07/2019 04:42:00 UTC
Area: West Africa
Lat: 6°25’76 N
Lon: 3°20’52 E
Detail: [Boarding/Assault/Robbery] LATE Report | Ten robbers boarded a berthed Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier, Spring Rainbow, during cargo operations at 0442 UTC in position 06:25.76N – 003:20.52E, Berth No.TC09, Lagos, Nigeria. They assaulted and took hostage the duty AB on routine rounds. The robbers stole ship’s stores from the paint room. They released the duty AB and escaped in their boat. Alarm raised, crew mustered and a search was carried out. The AB received minor injuries during the incident. Port Control and PFSO informed. Reported (IMB) 25 Jul.
ReportedBy: OL CHARLIE