Attempted Boarding Off Coast of SW Bayelsa State, Nigeria
May 03: At approx. 20:50 LT last Friday, an oil products tanker was approached by an unknown number of pirates aboard one speed boat while transiting offshore Bayelsa State (approx. 72nm from shore).
|Pirates fired shots at the vessel (exact type and number of weapons unreported), but aborted the boarding attempt after the tanker executed evasive measures (exact measures employed unreported.)|