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18 Sep 17 – piracy attack, crew abduction – in vicinity of Parrot Island, Calabar, Nigeria

On 18th September 2017 at 2107UTC, a Merchant vessel was attacked near psn 044700N 0081800E (in vicinity of Parrot Island, Calabar, Nigeria). 4 speed boats attacked the Merchant vessel and five persons are alleged to have been abducted. Mariners are advised to exercise caution in this area.