Greek tanker attacked, 4 crew including Russian kidnapped, Gulf of Guinea

Product tanker AGISILAOS was attacked and boarded by pirates in the evening Nov 29 in Gulf of Guinea south of Lome, Togo, while en route from Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo, to Lome. Pirates kidnapped 4 crew, including Filipino, Romanian and Russian nationalities, and fled. Tanker reached Lome anchorage and was anchored at around 0330 UTC Nov 30. The rest of the crew are safe.
Product tanker AGISILAOS, IMO 9315745, dwt 37662, built 2006, flag Marshall Islands, manager CAPITAL SHIP MANAGEMENT CORP, Greece.



Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.