Eight Tug Crewmembers Kidnapped Off Nigeria

On Wednesday morning, pirates boarded an unnamed “offshore tug” in the Gulf of Guinea and kidnapped eight crewmembers.

According to the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre, the Nigerian Navy responded to the incident but the attackers managed to escape with their captives. One crewmember was injured in the attack and was evacuated by helicopter.

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Source: http://maritime-executive.com/

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