Three pirate attacks in one day off the coast of Congo

Earlier this week, pirates attacked three ships off the coast of Congo. Crew members were kidnapped in two of the cases, while one VLGC ship from BW LPG managed to ward off the attack.

Photo: Finn Frandsen

The state of alert has increased after three ships were attacked by pirates on the same day earlier this week, report several media.

Pirates attacked a VLGC ship from BW LPG while its was bunkering off the coast of Pointe-Noire. The crew managed to ward off the attack, however, the pirates managed to hijack the tanker Anuket Amber, which was supplying fuel to BW LPG's ship.

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