Tanker approached south of Bonny, Nigeria
Issued: 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
8 Aug 2022 - 20:30 CW Alert 003- (Aug 22) West Africa General alert Military CLOSED SOURCE/MDAT-GoG
It has been reported that a tanker has been approached by one skiff whilst underway approximately 77nm south of Bonny, Nigeria. The pirates attempted to board the tanker up to four times without success. UPDATE: Further investigations have concluded that a Nigerian Navy vessel approached the tanker, not a skiff. The navy was unsuccessful in boarding the tanker due to the tanker increasing her speed.
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