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Criminals target shipping in spate of attacks off Congo

Shipping faces evolving piracy threat from Nigeria with three vessels attacked off Congo on the same day. A BW LPG gas carrier was attacked while taking bunkers from a barge but managed to escape while the bunker vessel and its crew were taken. Four crewmen from an OSV were also kidnapped within the same vicinity

High alert in Congo as three vessels attacked in a day and some 12 crew believed to have been abducted

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