Pirates Kidnap Three Offshore Nigeria

Pirates have kidnapped three sailors from an offshore support vessel in Nigerian waters. 

The attack reportedly occurred Tuesday, March 5, in the Niger Delta. According to Reuters, the pirates have kidnapped the captain, chief engineer and second engineer from the Armada Tuah 22 Anchor Handling Tug.

The vessel, owned by Malaysia’s Bumi Armada, is under a contract with Agip and works at Oyo offshore oil field. According to news.odin.tc, the AHTS vessel was taken to Onne by a chief officer, after the pirates left the ship.

Offshore Energy Today Staff, March 7, 2013

 

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