Landing craft attacked, Nigeria

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.

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My name is Mikhail Voytenko, I’m Russian, professional merchant marine navigator, by education and former experience. I own and run Maritime Bulletin website for more than 10 years. I've been involved in solving a number of piracy hijack cases, including the hijack of ro-ro FAINA, loaded with tanks. It was me who made public, and unravel, freighter ARCTIC SEA mystery. I've been also closely involved in a number of maritime disaster, one of them being MSC FLAMINIA major fire.