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The “St Marseille”, a chemical tanker under Luxembourg flag was attacked by pirates on Tuesday 27 February 2018.
Owned by ST Management SAS, this Luxembourg-flagged vessel was attacked by five pirates in Cotonou harbor in the Gulf of Guinea. There are no Luxembourgers in the crew and no crewmembers were injured.
In the absence of any cargo the act of piracy quickly ended.
Two Beninese nationality guards were wounded by bullets during the takeover by pirates.
Photo credit: marinetraffic.com
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