On Tuesday, sea pirates attacked a Dutch ship off Nigeria’s coast and took the Captain and Engineer-in-Chief hostage.
According to the France Presse news agency, one crewmember was injured. No ransom demands have been reported.
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Gulf of Guinea Pirates: 2 Dutch Sailors Taken Hostage
"Sea pirates take 2 Dutch seamen hostage":
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Did you know that the ship was anchored in port at the time? I find it strange that they were able to board the ship and take 2 of the crew, then escape on a small speedboat without any port security intervening...ReplyDelete
What port security would that be??ReplyDelete
Picking on the Dutch may not have been the optimum move, the ol' Dutch Cleanser just might ruin their day.