UPDATE: General Cargo Vessel Attacked 120mi SW of Brass, Nigeria; Crew Kidnapped

July 13: At approx. 22:30LT the Turkish-flagged General Cargo Vessel PAKSOY 1 was reportedly attacked 120mi SW of Brass Terminal in Nigeria (0258N, 0044E).

Two skiffs, each carrying 5-7 armed persons on board reportedly “attacked” the vessel. The level of violence, and all further details are currently unavailable. The vessel may well be hijacked.

Source: MDAT-GOG & ARX Maritime


UPDATE July 23: Reports that assailants fired gunshots in the air and at the bridge. 10 Turkish crew members reported kidnapped.

Previous Article
Next Article

Events Calendar


« December 2020 »
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31