at the Bonny Inner Anchorage on April 15, resisted pirates’ attack on the
The International Maritime Bureau Piracy
Reporting Centre, which is mandated to monitor and report pirate activities in
the maritime domain, disclosed this.
automatic weapons in a speed boat approached an unnamed vessel at Bonny River
Inner Anchorage on April 15, 2019.
crew mustered in the citadel.
fire resulting in the persons retreating into their boat and escaping. One
guard was injured during the shooting and was given first aid by the crew.
injured person was transferred to a security boat and taken ashore for medical
this month, Nigerian pirates hijacked a merchant ship robbing the vessel’s
warship, having been held hostage by pirates for four days.