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25 Oct 17 – attack – 60NM SSW off Bonny Isl, Nigeria – update

On 25th October 2017 at 2005UTC, a Merchant vessel is under attack in psn 03°35,5N 006°49,2E (200/Bonny Island/50Nq Nigeria). Mariners are advised to exercise caution in this area.

Update:  Two armed pirates boarded the vessel and crew mustered in the citadel. The vessel and crew are SAFE, currently being escorted by a Nigerian navy ship.   Mariners are advised to exercise caution in this area.

Source: MDAT/GoG