Pirates boarded and hijacked the Togo flagged bunkering vessel Stelios K. As a result three of the crewmembers have been kidnapped.
Following the piracy attack onboard the Liberian merchant vessel “Zhen Hua 7”, the Italian Navy frigate Federico Martinengo immediately acted and rescued an injured crewmember.
Pirates approached the Ghanaian flagged general cargo vessel AM Delta off South Brass, kidnapping 5 crewmembers.
Reporting indicates that the Liberian flagged Heavy Load carrier Zhen Hua 7, was boarded while drifting off Sao Tome, resulting in the kidnap of 14 crew.
Reporting indicates that the Marshall Islands flagged chemical tanker Valley Oak was approached deep offshore Benin.
In light of the increased picacy attacks at Guayaquil, Ecuador, Standard Club raises awareness in an effort to combat such activities.
Reports indicate that the Marshall Island flagged La Boheme was attacked by 2 skiffs, the crew mustered in citadel whilst master and bridge team carried out evasive manoeuvring.
Reporting indicates that the Netherlands flagged vessel Bob Barker was approached by a skiff with 7-8 armed persons, South Of Cotonou.
Reporting indicates that the Marshall Islands flagged tanker M/T Wesley was approached whilst underway, 180nm South-southeast of Lagos.
On November 7th, South of Cotonou, the Singapore-flagged tanker Torm Alexandra was reported as boarded by an unknown number of attackers. Reports indicate that the Italian Navy that their frigate Martinengo had intervened in rescue.
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