The 2,668 teu MSC Mandy has been targeted by pirates off Benin with Ambrey Intelligence reporting six crew have been kidnapped. The attack took place 55 nautical miles off Cotonou.
The Panama-flagged was attacked and boarded. The container vessel was outbound from Togo at 12 knots when the attack took place.
The ship is now anchored off Lagos according to vessel tracking services from MarineTraffic.