Attention all Tankers and Supply Boats in the Gulf of Guinea... ONI ADVISORY

ONI Gulf of Guinea Advisory: Information available to the Office of Naval Intelligence indicates tankers and supply boats, specifically those with US interests, operating in the Gulf of Guinea are at a heightened risk of being attacked by pirates and criminal elements operating in the region.

This heightened and specific risk will remain, at minimum, from now until 25 December.

Gulf of Guinea pirates and criminal elements possess intent, capability, and are actively planning on attacking tankers and/or supply boats during this timeframe.

ONI recommends all maritime entities operating in the area to take all appropriate security precautions.