Loss Prevention Bulletin - 26 January 2018
On 24th January 2018 at 09:00ZHrs, a merchant tanker was attacked near position 03°30N – 006°20E (South/50nm from Brass, Nigeria). Navies on board merchant tanker repelled the attack.
Vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution.
The Association has noted several incidents recently in the Gulf of Guinea, including the hijacking of a tanker off Cotonou for suspected fuel theft. Accordingly, the Association encourages Members to take all reasonable precautions in the area.
- Michael Greenwood