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Armed pirates board cargo ship off Nigeria
Fecha de la noticias: 10/03/2020 • Publicada: 10/03/2020
armed pirates boarded the Hong Kong-flagged general cargo ship "Huanghai
Glory", while off Nigeria, in the evening hours of 6 March, according to ReCAAP
While "Huanghai Glory" was underway 85 nm south of Port
Lagos, Nigeria, six perpetrators armed with automatic weapons boarded the ship.
The crew activated the SSAS and hid in the safety cabin.
As informed, the perpetrators stole cash and left
There were no injuries to crew. The glass on the bridge
The ReCAAP Contact Point (Hong Kong) reported the
incident to the ReCAAP ISC.
"The ReCAAP ISC urges ship
master and crew to report all incidents of piracy and armed robbery against
ships to the nearest coastal State and flag State, exercise vigilance and adopt
relevant preventive measures taking reference from the Regional Guide to
Counter Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia."
Piracy in Nigerian waters and the
Gulf of Guinea has been a serious concern for maritime security over the last
Gulf of Guinea accounted for over 90% of crew kidnappings globally in 2019.
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