International Edition

Saturday

July, 30, 2016

Breaking News, World News and Taiwan News.
About Us
Subscribe
Advertise
Contact Us

Pirates hijack oil tanker in Nigerian port: int'l bureau

KUALA LUMPUR -- Pirates have hijacked a Singapore-owned oil tanker in the Nigerian port of Lagos — the third attack in just over two weeks in the Gulf of Guinea, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said Wednesday.

The vessel, which had 23 crew on board, was laden with fuel, the bureau's Kuala Lumpur-based piracy reporting center said, adding that the pirates were sailing the ship into the open sea.

It did not say how the pirates hijacked the tanker on Tuesday evening.

"We have informed the Nigerian authorities who are taking action," Noel Choong, head of the IMB's Malaysia-based piracy reporting centre told AFP.

Write a Comment
CAPTCHA Code Image
Type in image code
Change the code
 Receive our promos
 Respond to this email
Subscribe  |   Advertise  |   RSS Feed  |   About Us  |   Career  |   Contact Us
Sitemap  |   Top Stories  |   Taiwan  |   China  |   Business  |   Asia  |   World  |   Sports  |   Life  |   Arts & Leisure  |   Health  |   Editorial  |   Commentary
Travel  |   Movies  |   TV Listings  |   Classifieds  |   Bookstore  |   Getting Around  |   Weather  |   Guide Post  |   Student Post  |   Terms of Use  |   Sitemap
  chinapost search