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PSV C-Viking attacked by pirates, second time in the same area

July 19, 2013 at 17:26 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

PSV C-Viking was attacked by pirates at around 01:00 LT on July 19 13 near position 04 18N 007 46E, Usari field, offshore Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria. Crew managed to lock themselves in some kind of a citadel, no injures reported. Pirates looted the vessel, including bridge, and destroyed some equipment on the bridge before leaving. It’s the second time C-Viking was attacked by pirates in the same area, first time vessel was attacked on June 5 13, shortly after pirates attacked PSV Bourbon Arethuse, see http://www.news.odin.tc/index.php?page=view/article/484/Swiss-operated-Bourbon-Arethuse-and-US-operated-C-Viking-raided-by-pirates-Nigeria.

  PSV C-Viking attacked by pirates, second time in the same area

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