NIGERIA // STEVIA piracy kidnap 16NM SW of Agbara – 16/12/2020

STEVIA

DEC

NIGERIA

16NM SW of Agbara

2020-12-16T04:00

Bulk Carrier

EVENT DESCRIPTION // On December 16th, around 0400 UTC, some 16NM SW of Agbara, the Cameroon-flagged bulk carrier STEVIA (IMO: 8107000) was approached and possibly boarded by an unknown number of perpetrators.

According to initial reports 8 crew members have been kidnapped, all Ukrainian nationals while 7 others were left onboard. Nigerian Navy was informed of the incident. No further information available at present time.

The STEVIA is managed by Naviborn Ltd, Bulgaria.

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