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Offshore tug attacked, 7 crew kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea

Christian Fernsby |
Offshore supply tug Pacific Warden was attacked by pirates on Nov 20 at 0420 UTC in vicinity 03 46N 008 14E, Gulf of Guinea, some 35 nm W of Malabo, Bioko island, Equatorial Guinea.

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Topics: OFFSHORE    TUG    ATTACK    GULF OF GUINEA   

Out of 15 crew 7 were kidnapped, 8 managed to hide inside ship’s compartments and avoid captivity.

Crew include South African, Cameroon, Philippines and Serbia nationalities.

The ship moved to Malabo and remains at Malabo since Nov 21.


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