Latvian tanker attacked, looted in West Africa

  • 2019-10-03
  • LETA/TBT Staff
Latvian product tanker Ance was attacked on September 16, while at anchor near West Africa, Maritime and Crimean Shipping News portal reported. Four robbers armed with a gun and knives boarded an anchored tanker. They took hostage the crew. After looting the cabins, the robbers locked the crew in a cabin and escaped. Crew personal belongings, cash and ship’s properties were stolen. Representatives of the ship owners, Latvian Shipping Company (LSC), told LETA that the value of the stolen properties is not big. The coast guard, law enforcement institutions and insurers were immediately ...
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