Containership CONTSHIP NEW – Attacked and Boarded 185nm SSW Bayelsa State
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
It is recommended by ARX that the ARX ABaC System and the ARX Water Cannon are installed as enhanced primary hardening security measures.