Chemical tanker HANZE KOCHI attacked by pirates, Nigeria
According to an unconfirmed reported chemical tanker HANZE KOCHI was attacked by Nigerian pirates early in the morning Sep 16 off Brass, Gulf of Guinea. Tanker was boarded by pirates, crew escaped into citadel, later some armed personnel, private guards or Navy, freed the vessel. According to a report, crew is safe. Tanker was en route from Port Harcourt to Lagos, Nigeria, according to AIS tanker arrived at Lagos anchorage shortly after midnight Sep 17.