One Killed, 15 Abducted in Gulf of Guinea Pirate Attack

On Saturday morning, a boxship was reportedly boarded by pirates and its citadel breached at a position off Sao Tome, according to security consultancy Praesidium International. 

Praesidium reports that at about 0530 hours on Saturday morning, the Turkish-operated container ship Mozart was transiting about 95 nm to the northwest of Sao Tome when she was boarded by four armed assailants. The crew retreated to the vessel's citadel, but the pirates managed to breach it. 

15 crewmembers were...

https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/one-killed-15-abducted-in-violent-gulf-of-guinea-pirate-attack

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