On July 2, 2020, at approximately 4:20 a.m. the FPSO 'Sendje Berge' was subject to an attack by pirates offshore Nigeria in which nine Nigerian nationals were kidnapped. The incident onboard the FPSO has ended and none of those remaining onboard have suffered physical injuries. Operator BW Offshore was cooperating with local authorities, represented on site by the Nigerian Navy. The 'Sendje Berge' is situated on the Okwori field in Nigeria on contract to Addax Petroleum.
The 'Panofi Frontier' which was attacked by unidentified gunmen, approximately 60 nautical miles south of Cotonou, Benin on Jun 24, arrived at Tema on June 26 at 10.55 a.m. The whereabouts of the kidnappers were unknown.
While the 'Maria Topic' was moored in position 12 01 40S, 077 10 48W, at the Callao anchorage, the duty Able Seaman noticed three robbers attempting to board the vessel via the anchor chain on June 27, 2020, at 12.10 a.m. He immediately informed the Duty Officer. The alarm was raised, and the crew members mustered. Seeing the alerted crew members, the robbers aborted the boarding, fled the vessel and escaped. The Callao Port Control and the Coast Guard were notified.
Robbers boarded the 'Seaspan Fraser' at the Manila anchorage in position 14 35 5.0N,120 51 08.0E,on June 12, 2020, between 7 and 9 p.m. The duty able seaman on routine rounds noticed that the bosun's store and the paint room door padlocks had been broken and the doors were open. He immediately informed the duty officer, who raised the alarm and mustered the crew. A search was conducted and it was reported that the ship's stores and properties had been stolen. The incident was reported to the Manila port authority.
The 'CMA CGM Puget', which was mooredin position 14 33 50N, 120 53 48E, at the Manila anchorage, was boarded by robbers, on June 12, 2020 at 8 p.m. The duty Able Seaman on routine rounds noticed the bosun's store and paint room door padlocks broken and the doors open. He immediately informed the Duty Officer who raised alarm and mustered the crew members. A search was carried out and it was reported that ship?s stores and properties had been stolen. The incident was reported to the Port Authority.