Oil tanker hijacked by suspected Somali pirates

A Greek-owned oil tanker has apparently been hijacked off the coast of Oman by suspected Somali pirates. Reports claim the Liberian-flagged ship Smyrni, carrying 135,000 metric tonnes of crude oil, was seized on Thursday in the Arabian Sea. A crew of eight is said to be on board the vessel. A statement from the tanker […]

Pirates take oil tanker off coast of Nigeria

An oil tanker has been seized by pirates off the coast of Nigeria. It is understood they plan to steal the vessel’s oil. A source told the Associated Press the hijacking took place off the coast of Port Harcourt in the south east of the country. The ship has been named as MT Halifax in […]