Greek tanker pirated off the coast of Nigeria


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A Greek tanker, with a 20-member crew on board, was pirated some 30 nautical miles off Nigeria, it was announced on Monday. The Greek-owned “Aegean Star” was pirated as it was sailing with a load of petrol from Ghana to Benin.’ According to early information, 10 armed men boarded the tanker. The state news agency said that there was no news yet on the condition of the 20-member crew, which includes three Greeks — the Captain and the first and second engineers.
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