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Container ship CMA CGM TURQUOISE attacked, two crew kidnapped

April 13, 2016 at 15:35 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

Container ship CMA CGM TURQUOISE was attacked by pirates at 1956 LT Apr 11 in position 04 07N 005 24E, off Bayelsa State coast, Nigeria. Armed pirates boarded vessel underway, Master activated SSAS, all crew except two hided in citadel, after that contact was lost. People waited in citadel for 12 hours, came out and found that 2 crew who didn’t make to citadel, were kidnapped. No doubt, that vessel and crew cabins were ransacked. Vessel was en route from Lagos Nigeria to Douala Cameroon. At 1530 UTC Apr 13 vessel was at anchor on Douala outer road.

Container ship CMA CGM TURQUOISE attacked, two crew kidnapped

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