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09|29|2017 - IMB Report - UKMTO ADVISORY - ATTACK - CREW MISSING
Ref: IMB/PRC/Alert – 166/2017
290120 UTC Sep 2017
To: All Ships Transiting Nigerian Waters/Gulf of Guinea
Warning Warning Warning
26.09.2017: In Posn. 03:48.73N - 006:35.96E, Around 45nm SW off Bonny, Nigeria.
Pirates attacked a tanker and disabled all communication equipment on board. Some crew members were reported missing. Nigerian navy escorted vessel to Lagos anchorage. The tanker and remaining crew are safe.
Vessels are advised to exercise caution in the vicinity of the position given in this report and maintain maximum CPA with any vessel acting suspiciously.
Early assessment / detection will allow ships to take evasive measures to prevent boarding and request for assistance.
All attacks and suspicious sightings should be reported.
IMB Piracy Reporting Centre
24 hours Anti-piracy helpline +603 2031 0014 fax: +603 2078 5769
Email: imb email@example.com / pir firstname.lastname@example.org