French-owned tanker seized off Ivory Coast freed

February 7, 2013   // 0 Comments

A French-owned ship seized by pirates off Ivory Coast on Sunday has been freed, the vessel's owner has said. Sea Tankers said two of the 17 sailors on board the M/T Gascogne were receiving medical attention after being injured during the hijacking. The diesel tanker was seized off Ivory Coast's port city of Abidjan with a crew that included Africans and Asians. Pirate attacks off the West Afric...

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