Five Koreans and Greek fishing crew kidnapped, Gulf of Guinea

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Fishing vessel MARINE 711 while en route to anchovies fishing grounds with 40 crew on board was hijacked by Nigerian pirates on Mar 26 in waters of Volta region, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea. Pirates left vessel on Mar 28, taking with them at least 5 hostages, including the captain, chief officer and chief engineer of Korean nationality, other two are Ghanaian and Greek. Released vessel was drifting for some time before being taken by Ghana Navy to Tema port.

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