NIGERIA // LEVANTO possible piracy attack 99NM SW of Brass – 02/11/2020
EVENT DESCRIPTION // On December 2nd, around 1303 UTC, some 38NM SW of Agbami (99NM SW of Brass), the Liberia-flagged tanker LEVANTO (IMO: 9231602) was approached by 2 speedboats while underway.
Onboard Nigerian Navy team fired warning shots prompting the 2 speedboats to leave the area.
Vessel and crew are reported to be safe.
The approached tanker is owned by Unibros Shipping and chartered by NNPC