Proven Expertise

Pirate Attack West Africa - Bonny Island 16 January 2019

Advisory 001/JAN/2020 

 

  1. Category: ATTACK

 

  1. Description: On 16th January 2020 at 2057UTC in position 0338N 00640E (approximately 200/50NM from Bonny, NIGERIA), an MV was attacked by a small boat with 5 POB. AST fired warning shots and the boat retreated. Vessel and crew are SAFE.

 

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

 

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

                information.

 

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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Emergency Tel: +33(0) 298 22 88 88

 

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