Tanker attacked, 10 crew kidnapped, Nigeria

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5 December, 2021 1 Views

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Product tanker VEMAHOPE was reportedly attacked by pirates at around 1930 UTC Apr 30 in Gulf of Guinea, some 175 nm S of Lagos. The ship was under way, en route from Lome Togo to Cameroon. According to Dryad Global, pirates managed to board tanker and kidnap 10 crew. Tanker AIS is on, tanker went adrift after attack, in northern direction. As of 0300 UTC May 1, she seemed to be still adrift, with Nigeria-flagged fast support offshore boat SVS AVERY approaching.

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