Pirates Attack Bunker Tanker Off Ivory Coast – Report


A bunker tanker vessel was attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea off the Ivory Coast, Dryad Global has confirmed.

“Pirates are understood to have boarded and hijacked the vessel before departing the vessel with stolen cargo,” Dryad said in a report.

Contact was lost with the vessel, identified as the MT B Ocean, on January 24. The vessel was understood to be operating approximately 54 nautical miles south-southwest of the Port of Abidjan when contact was lost.