Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "pirates"

    Pirates kidnap Moroccan crew in Rivers

Pirates kidnap Moroccan crew in Rivers

Suspected pirates have kidnapped five crew members, including three Moroccans, from a general cargo vessel identified as the Panama-flagged Oya 1 around 15 nautical miles south west of Bonny Island, Rivers state.The kidnapping, according to World Maritime News, quoting Moroccan media, occurred on 31 July.The attack was confirmed by IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC).“The incident was reported to the [...]

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    Pirates release Russian expatriates kidnapped in Niger Delta

Pirates release Russian expatriates kidnapped in Niger Delta

Russian news agencies reported on Sunday that seven Russian sailors and one Ukrainian captured by Nigerian pirates have been released.General cargo ship BBC Caribbean cargo vessel was attacked on Nigeria’s territorial waters on February 5.The sailors were reportedly released after dialogue was held between the owners of the ship and pirates.According to NAN, Interfax news agency quoted human rights activist Pavel [...]

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    Pirates kidnap 8 expatriates in Niger Delta

Pirates kidnap 8 expatriates in Niger Delta

Russia says seven of its sailors and one Ukrainian have been abducted on Nigeria's territorial waters.The Russian embassy in Nigeria has asked the Nigerian authorities for assistance in locating the abducted sailors."The BBC Caribbean ship came under a piratic attack in the territorial waters of Nigeria," the embassy said on Wednesday via its twitter page."Seven Russian citizens and one Ukrainian [...]

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