NIGERIA // AM DELTA piracy kidnap 46NM South of Brass – 16/11/2020
EVENT DESCRIPTION // On November 16th, around 0330 UTC, approximately 46NM South of Brass, the Ghanaian-flagged cargo vessel AM DELTA (IMO: 9015929) was allegedly boarded by 7/8 men. The information was released by local authorities. 5 crew, all Ghanaian nationals, are reported kidnapped, only 2 crew members left onboard. Vessel bridge equipment was damaged by the perpetrators during the incident.
Vessel is now reported safe and drifting.
The AM DELTA is operated by Adom Mbroso Water Transport Ltd. Ghana.