Pirates attacked landing craft, 3 crew were kidnapped, Nigeria 03.02.2019, MARITIME BULLETIN
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Landing craft LAETITIA V was attacked by pirates early in the morning Feb 3 in Gulf of Guinea SW of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, being en route from Cotonou Benin to Onne, Port Harcourt, says Lloyd’s List. According to Lloyd’s report, pirates boarded the ship, 3 crew were kidnapped. LAETITIA V reached Port of Bonny, Harcourt area, in the afternoon Feb 4.
Landing craft LAETITIA V is a new ship built in Malaysia specially for Western Africa trade, see more details at https://www.bairdmaritime.com/ship-world/1292-vessel-review-laetitia-v-west-africa-gets-an-impressive-multi-cargo-landing-craft
Landing craft LAETITIA V, IMO 9766281, dwt 1710, built 2017, flag Marshall Islands, manager MHA Shipping, Switzerland.