Loss Prevention Bulletin - 30 October 2018
Date of incident: 29/10/2018
Nigerian and Polish authorities announced that 11 crew members from the German container ship Pomeranian Sky were kidnapped 73 nm southwest of Bonny Island. Eight Polish nationals, two Filipinos and one Ukrainian national were among those abducted. Nine other crew members and the vessel were reported safe. Pirates aboard two speedboats managed to board the ship, local media sources reported. The incident came one day after pirates released 12 hostages kidnapped on a vessel in the same area on 22 September.
- Michael Greenwood