Reporting indicates that an OSV has been boarded by an unknown number of attackers 51nm SW Bioko island. The incident is reported to have occurred on the 25th October 21 at 2126UTC.
The incident occurred 193nm East of the boarding against the container vessel MSC LUCIA.
Reporting suggests that the vessel is currently drifting with AIS broadcasting and perpetrators are understood to have left the vessel. Information regarding the safety of the crew remains unclear, with reporting indicating the potential kidnap of 3 Cameroonian nationals.
Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.