Owners report on the death of Pinoy seafarer onboard PYXIS DELTA

By Piracy

Pyxis Maritime Corp. (owner) and International Tanker Management (ITM) Holding Ltd. (manager) made an announcement for the product oil tanker PYXIS DELTA, the companies explained that the vessel was under pirate attack at Lagos on the 4th of February.
Pirates with guns got on the ship and started fire. The team that defends the vessel reacted quickly and the pirates decided to escape.One man was injured by a bullet and had to be transferred to the hospital, but his injuries were deadly and he passed away there.
All other crew members are reported safe with no injuries. An investigation is taking place, the owners are cooperating with local authorities.
The ship was at Lagos anchorage on the 12th of January for discharging cargo.