NIGERIA // DIYALA piracy attack 107NM SW of Bonny – 29/12/2020
EVENT DESCRIPTION // On December 29th, around 1640 UTC, some 107NM South West of Bonny, the Marshal Island-flagged tanker DIYALA (IMO: 9829643) was approached by a small speedboat with 5 armed persons onboard. The crew also reported sighting a ladder onboard the speedboat. Master performed evasive maneuvers forcing the speedboat to abort its approach. Crew and vessel are reported as safe.
The DIYALA is owned by Thenamaris, Greece.