It has been reported that an FPSO has been attacked approximately 33nm South southwest of Bonny. Initial reports are stating that a number of the crew have been kidnapped. Clearwater will continue to investigate this incident and update it accordingly.
Dyrad Reporting indicates that the FPSO SENDJE BERGE has been attacked by unknown armed men. Further reports indicate that up to 11 personnel may have been kidnapped from the vessel
Vessels within a 100 nautical mile radius should increase their anti-piracy deterrents in line with Best Management Practice 5. This should include increased twenty-four-hour anti-piracy watch keeping and radar monitoring. Vessel hardening should be checked and where appropriate bolstered.