The tanker attacked on AM hours of August 17th around 58NM SW of Bonny was first reached by a private security escort vessel and then by a Nigerian Navy vessel. This latest escorted the tanker all the way back to Bonny fairway buoy. Below a picture taken by one of our staff in Bonny anchorage on August 18th around 1800 LT, a few hours after the vessel arrived in the area. August 19th update: Latest reports state that a crew member was indeed kidnapped. For additional information or specialized assistance in the Gulf of Guinea region please contact us at email@example.com
NIGERIA – Successful Kidnap
GENERAL CARGO ESCAPES PIRACY ATTACK SW OF BRASS, NIGERIA. EMBARKED NIGERIAN NAVY ENGAGES IN A GUNFIGHT.
FOUR KIDNAPPED AND ONE KILLED AS PIRATES PERFORM MULTIPLE ATTACKS IN THE GABON ESTUARY
NIGERIAN AUTHORITIES TO DEVELOP MARITIME ARCHITECTURE ABLE TO ENSURE SAFEGUARDING OF NATIONAL WATERWAYS