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Ship seized by pirates seen 540 miles west from Gulf of Guinea attack point

Ship seized by pirates seen 540 miles west from Gulf of Guinea attack point

A Danish-owned vessel that was boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday was spotted about 540 miles further offshore, according to a maritime cooperation centre monitoring security in the area. The Liberian-flagged oil and chemical tanker Monjasa Reformer was boarded by five armed people some 140 miles west of the Republic of Congo's Port Pointe-Noire. All 16 crew sought refuge in a safe room aboard, according to the cooperation centre. Danish marine fuels supplier Monjasa, the owner of Monjasa Reformer, said on Tuesday all communications channels with the vessel were down. The company was unable to provide further detail…
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Pirates strike in the Gulf of Guinea

Pirates strike in the Gulf of Guinea

A Danish-owned vessel that was boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea was spotted about 540 miles further offshore, according to a maritime cooperation centre monitoring security in the area. The Liberian-flagged oil and chemical tanker Monjasa Reformer was boarded by five armed people some 140 miles west of the Republic of Congo's Port Pointe-Noire. All 16 crew sought refuge in a safe room aboard, according to the cooperation centre. Danish marine fuels supplier Monjasa, owner of Monjasa Reformer, said on Tuesday all communications channels with the vessel were down. The company was unable to provide further detail on Wednesday…
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