Three workers kidnapped by pirates from ‘Prince Joseph 1′ vessel in Nigeria

By Piracy

Another pirate attack was reported off the coast of Nigeria, 2 days ago. Prince Joseph 1 (offshore supply ship) was attacked by suspected pirates and three people were abducted. Prince Joseph 1 is a domestic platform supply ship (PSV) and according to local media has been boarded by armed pirates in a speedboat. After taking the hostages, pirates had left the ship. 

The offshore supply ship is owned by AWARITSE NIGERIA LTD. The vessel Prince Joseph 1 is currently located in Onne port (Niger Delta). There is no additional information about the situation with the hostages.