Oil tanker boarded by pirates off the Abidjan Coast, Cote d’lvoire

Photo : MDAT-GoG

On 10 April 2023 at about 10 pm (Singapore time) Singapore-registered oil tanker, SUCCESS 9, was boarded by unidentified persons at about 300 nautical miles off the Abidjan Coast, Cote d’lvoire.

There are 20 crew of various nationalities onboard the vessel, of which one of them is a Singapore citizen.

So far the vessel remains unlocated. The Maritime Domain Awareness for Trade Gulf of Guinea (MDAT-GoG) requests master within the vicinity report any sighting of the vessel or suspicious activity.