Attempted Boarding of Tanker 50nm From Bonny, Nigeria

January 16, 20:57 UTC: A small craft carrying at least five persons reportedly attacked a tanker in approx. position 03 38.0N 006 40.2E (200/50nm from Bonny, Nigeria), attempting to board the tanker. Armed security on board the MV fired warning shots, at which point the pirates broke off their attempt and left the area. SSAS was activated during the incident. All crew, including onboard security team, reported safe.

Source: MDAT-GoG

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