Five persons have been abducted from a merchant vessel in the vicinity of Parrot Island, Calabar, Nigeria, the UK-based security brokerage Asket said.
The incident occurred in the evening hours of September 18.
As informed, four speed boats attacked the unnamed ship, abducting the men.
Separately, Dryad Maritime confirmed the incident to World Maritime News.
In addition, a representative from International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre said that investigations into the incident are ongoing.
However, no other details are available at the moment.
“Mariners are advised to exercise caution in this area,” according to Asket.
World Maritime News Staff