Offshore supply vessel Chilosco attacked by pirates in Gulf of Guinea

POSTED BY SVILEN PETROV
The offshore supply vessel Chilosco was attacked by pirates in Gulf of Guinea on 30 nautical miles south off Brass, Nigeria. The vessel was en root from Onne to Port Harcourt, but was approached by speedboat with armed men, who tried to board her. There is not much information for the piracy attack, but according to preliminary information it was unsuccessful.
The crew and security guards repulsed the attack and prevented boarding of the armed men. The alarm was raised and [the] incident was reported to the local authorities. The navy escorted the offshore supply vessel to Port Harcourt, where will be held an investigation for the piracy attack.
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Source: maritimeherald.com

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