at the Bonny Outer Anchorage last month are still missing. Five were Indian
nationals, and their families are calling upon the Indian government to
At 1330 hours in the afternoon of
April 19, Nigerian pirates boarded the product tanker Apecus while she lay at
anchor just off the Coast of Bonny Island, a well-defended oil and gas complex
in the Niger River Delta.
seafarers and departed. The remaining crew-members were unharmed, and they
navigated their vessel to the Bonny Inner Anchorage.