Abducted Moroccan Sailor Reportedly Freed by Nigerian Kidnappers

Moroccan officer of the merchant navy, Ahmed Janane, who had been Kidnapped last July 31 by Nigerian pirates in the Gulf of Guinea after an attack of the ship “OYA 1”, flying Panamanian flag, has been freed last Sunday. According to members of Ahmed’s family who revealed his release, he is expected back home in […]

Nigerian Pirates Abduct Five Seafarers from Freighter

Moroccan media report that the general cargo vessel Oya 1 (ex name Celia) was boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on the night of July 29. The attackers reportedly abducted two Moroccan officers, Ahmed Janani and Abdelkader Benhala, and three other crewmembers. The ICC IMB Piracy Reporting Centre confirmed that the Nigerian Navy responded to an […]