15 kidnapped seafarers from De Poli chemical tanker in Gulf of Guinea are now released

After a month in captivity, 15 seafarers kidnapped by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea in mid-March have now been released, informs a spokesperson from De Poli Tankers to ShippingWatch. It is the second major kidnapping incident in the area.

Special Forces from the Nigerian Navy in a former anti-piracy exercise with the US.

Another major kidnapping incident in the pirate-plagued Gulf of Guinea off the west coast of Africa has now ended in a release, confirms a spokesperson from De Poli Tankers to ShippingWatch .

15 crew members from chemical tanker "Davide B" have now been released and brought to safety.

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