NIMASA’s pirate stats
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Nigeria suffered 41 piracy attacks in 2017 —NIMASA
NIGERIA recorded 41 piracy attacks on vessels calling at her ports in the whole of 2017, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) stated in its ‘Nigeria’s Maritime Industry Forecast 2018-2019. This is even as the agency said the nation suffered 135 piracy attacks between 2015 and 2017.
According to data sourced from the agency’s industry forecast document, the highest number of attacks occurred in the last quarter of 2017, with 16 attacks occurring within the nation’s waters.
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