19 seafarers kidnapped from Anglo-Eastern managed tanker ship

19 seafarers have been kidnapped from a tanker vessel operated by Anglo-Eastern and owned by Navios. It happened off the coast of Nigeria. "All efforts are being made to ensure the safety of the seafarers," Anglo-Eastern CEO Bjørn Højgaard tells ShippingWatch.

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19 seafarers were kidnapped from a VLCC ship after armed men sailed up to the vessel and boarded it late Tuesday evening CET, informs Anglo-Eastern, which operates the ship.

"All efforts are being made to ensure the safety of the seafarers," the company's Chief Executive Bjørn Højgaard tells ShippingWatch.

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