Cargo ship was attacked in the Gulf of Guinea 38 nm SW of Bioko island southwest coast, Equatorial Guinea, at 1430 UTC Dec 13, reportedly pirates boarded the ship and kidnapped 6 crew. The ship’s ID wasn’t disclosed, but all data point at container ship TONSBERG, en route from Cameroon to Cotonou, Benin. As of 1820 UTC Dec 13, the ship was adrift near the attack site, with Danish frigate ESBERN SNARE nearby.
The vessel departed from KRIBI DEEPWATER PORT, CM on 2021-12-13 08:03 LT (UTC +1) and is currently sailing at 0.9 knots with East direction heading to COTONOU, BJ with reported Estimated Time of Arrival at 2021-12-14 15:00 LT (UTC +1) local time (in 18 hours, 1 minute )
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