BW Offshore, a leading provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry reported a pirate attack on their FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) off the Nigerian Coast.
The attack on the 2 July 2020 at 4.20 am local time was on BW Offshore’s FPSO Sendje Berge offshore Nigeria. The pirates kidnapped nine Nigerian nationals.
The incident on board the FPSO has ended and none of those remaining onboard have suffered physical injuries.
BW Offshore is cooperating with local authorities, represented on site by the Nigerian Navy.
Sendje Berge is situated on the Okwori field in Nigeria on contract to Addax Petroleum.
BW Offshore expects to provide further updates as more information becomes available.
BW Offshore is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.