Attempted Boarding of Tanker Underway 57nm SSE of Lagos, Nigeria

January 20, 23:00 UTC: Initial reporting indicates that 5-6 unauthorized persons in a skiff containing a long ladder with hooks approached chemical/oil products tanker TORNADO (IMO #9260067) underway approx. 57 nm SSE of Lagos, Nigeria in posn. 05’30”N,003’41”E. Further information is limited at this time, but this has been reported as an “attempted” boarding.

This incident will be updated as more information is confirmed.

Sources: MDAT-GoG & Closed Source

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