Nigeria: 1 Crew Killed 2 Abducted in the Delta Region

September 19, 2017
Michael Cleary

Date: 18-Sept-17                              Time: Unknown

Lat: 04°31.00   North                        Long: 006°40.00   East    

 

Event: Pirate Attack

 

Between Idamara and Robertkiri, Bayelsa State, Nigeria             

Exact time and location unknown. It has been reported that during the evening a tugboat and barge contracted by Belema Oil and Gas was attacked between Idamara and Robertkiri. During the attack sources say that one person was killed and two others were abducted.

 

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.

 

Source: Clearwater

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