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Pirates attacked Greek suezmax m/t Cap Theodora, Gulf of Guinea

April 20, 2013 at 03:04 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

Pirates attacked tanker suezmax Cap Theodora in position 01 48N 006 46E, some 36 nautical miles WNW of Principe Island, Gulf of Guinea, at 00:12 LT Apr 16 13. Armed pirates in a skiff approached and fired upon a tanker under way, aiming at bridge. Vessel activated SSAS Alert and distress signals, fire pump were started, crew proceeded to their emergency stations and citadel. Vessel increased speed and took evasive manoeuvres. After some 20 minutes pirates aborted attack and moved away. Crew and vessel safe.  Pirates attacked Greek suezmax m/t Cap Theodora, Gulf of Guinea

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