ARX Mouldings is following up reports about a recent boarding on Monday, 25 October 2021 – 2130hrs LT
An offshore supply vessel was boarded 62nm Northeast of Santo Antonio. This incident is complete, it has been confirmed that the pirates departed the vessel at approximately 04:00 UTC, however, the status of the crew is not known at this time, and are being treated as kidnapped.
Location: 02°35.12 N – 007°59.12 E
Distance from shore:115Nm from Nigerian shore.
Related Area(s): 49Nm SSW from Bioko Island – Equatorial Guinea EEZ
Vessel Name: MONTET TIDE
Vessel Type: OSV
ARX Mouldings recommends following best management practices and installing Anti-Piracy Barriers and Water Cannons to prevent boardings from taking place. To find out more about the ARX ABaC System the Evictor Water Cannon visit the product pages http://www.arxmouldings.com/arx-abac