Four Crew Kidnapped From Tanker Vessel In Gulf of Guinea


Four seafarers were kidnapped in the latest piracy attack in the Gulf of Guinea involving a crude oil tanker.

The boarding of MV Agisilaos was reported on November 29, according to Dryad Global, while the vessel was underway in Ghanaian waters, 5 nautical miles from the Western edge of the Gulf of Guinea HRA, and 22 nautical miles west of Togo TTW.

The MR1 tanker, built in 2006 by Hyundai Mipo, was underway from Point Noire and is currently anchored in Lome, data from the Marine Traffic shows.

The vessel is now reported safe. Local authorities have been notified.



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