NIGERIA // COOL GIRL piracy attack 40NM SSW of Agbami – 03/12/202
EVENT DESCRIPTION // On December 3rd, around 1035 UTC, approximately 40NM SSW of Agbami (100NM SSW of Agbami) the Panama-flagged reefer COOL GIRL (IMO: 9194921) reported being attacked by 2 speedboats with 6 to 8 people onboard each.
The crew retreated into the citadel while the Master engaged in evasive maneuvers. The onboard Nigerian Navy detachment responded to the attackers’ fire, ultimately repelling the PAG.
Superstructure was damaged due to the gunfight. Vessel and crew are reported to be safe.