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Tanker Attacked by Armed Pirates off Bonny Island, Nigeria 25 September 2018

DateTime: 25/09/2018 11:15:00 UTC

Area: West Africa


Lat: 2°45'55 N
Lon: 6°39'19 E

Detail: Marshall Islands-flagged tanker attacked by armed pirates in a speedboat at 1151 UTC in position 02:45.55N - 006:39.19E, around 100nm SSW of Bonny Island, Nigeria. Speedboat w/ 7 POB fired shots at the vessel. Attack thwarted by the arrival of a local security vessel which fired warning shots. Speedboat moved away in SW direction. Crew & vessel are Safe. Reported (MDAT/Source) 25 Sep.

UNID: 5525

Action: NEW

ReportedBy: OL BRAVO

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