Pirates Kidnapped 10 Seafarers

- By Chezhian Vaiz May 05, 2020


10 crew of a Panama registered ship kidnapped from approximately 178 nautical miles south- south east of Lagos. This would be the 7th incident such incident within the Nigerian water this year.

According to sources, an unknown number of armed pirates in a speed boat boarded MT Vemahope, the Greek owned Tanker and kidnapped 10 crew. 14 crew were on board in the 2009 built vessel when the incident took place.

With the latest incident, the total number of crew in West Africa was 48.