Boxship CMA CGM Africa Four and ref Frio Athens attacked, ref probably hijacked
On May 4 13 French boxship CMA CGM Africa Four and Greek reefer Frio Athens were attacked in the same position off Bonny
Boxship CMA CGM Africa Four attacked by pirates, Nigeria
Boxship CMA CGM Africa Four was attacked by pirates at around 11:30 LT May 4 13, in position 03 35N 006 40E, some 55 nautical miles SW of Bonny. Vessel issued distress messages on VHF, managed to avoid pirates by increasing speed and maneuvering. Vessel arrived to the port of destination, Onne, Nigeria, later that day.
Greek reefer Frio Athens probably hijacked, Nigeria
Reefer Frio Athens attacked by pirates at around 13:30 LT May 4 13, in the same position where two hours earlier was attacked boxship CMA CGM Africa Four. Vessel issued distress messages on VHF, after that contact was lost, no other information available. Vessel was en route from Tema to Port Harcourt. Frio Athens didn’t arrive to Harcourt, AIS is off, most probably vessel hijacked and is under pirates control.
Nationalities of the crews unknown.