Vessel Boarded - 185nm SSW Bayelsa State

Reporting indicates that a Containership has been attacked 185nm SSW Bayelsa State. 

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Boarding

DTG

23rd March 2021, 1030UTC

Position

01° 29N - 004° 38E

Location

185nm SSW Bayelsa State

Vessel Dimensions

147.87 x 23.4 m

Vessel Type

Container Ship

Source Confidence Level

High

185nm SSW Beyelsa State

Incident Overview

Reporting indicates that around 1030hrs UTC, the Containership CONTSHIP NEW was under  attack.

Crew members were reported mustered in the citadel. This incident is ongoing.

CONTSHIP_NEW

Dryad Analysis

The incident is ongoing and as will be updated accordingly.  

This incident follows reports of two sightings of vessels suspected of involvement in piracy on the 21st April. One vessel was tracked into Nigerian TTW 9nm East of the SEA EAGLE Terminal. No further reports were received on the second vessel sighted 26nm SE of this latest attack. 

All vessels are advised to avoid the area and exercise maximum vigilance and report any suspicious activity to watchkeepers@mdat-gog.org 

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