Date: 07/02/2017 Time: 1904UTC
Lat: 04°32.20 North Long: 007°13.50 East
Event: Pirate Attack & Crew Kidnapping
AROUND 60NM SOUTH OFF BONNY, NIGERIA
An LPG tanker was boarded by pirates. Twenty one crew members went into citadel and remaining four crew members are missing. Nigerian Navy have been notified.
Vessels within a 100 nautical mile radius should increase their anti-piracy deterrents in line with Best Management Practices 4. This should include increased twenty four hour anti-piracy watch keeping and radar monitoring. Vessel hardening should be checked and where appropriate bolstered.