Pirates Seize Hostages off Nigeria Coast

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

March 1, 2012

Nigerian pirates stormed cargo shilp off Port Harcourt. For first time ever, hostages were taken.

Eight armed pirates boarded and started firing toward the bridge and galley on an anchored refrigerated cargo shilp, after ransacking the ship they took the Master and Chief Engineer away with them. One crew member was wounded and one other is unaccounted for.



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