Pirates seize ship with Poles, Ukrainian on board off Nigeria coast - media

Pirates seize ship with Poles, Ukrainian on board off Nigeria coast - media

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Pirates seized off the coast of Nigeria on Saturday the ship Pomerenia Sky, on board of which, according to preliminary data, there could be eight Poles, two Filipinos and a Ukrainian, according to RMF.FM.

The report says that the ship flying the flag of Liberia was captured at four o'clock in the morning on October 27, 50 nautical miles off the coast of Nigeria. The pirates floated on two motor boats and captured the ship. However, the crew of the ship had time to send a distress signal. According to preliminary reports, nobody from the crew was hurt during the seizure of the vessel.

The Polish Foreign Ministry reported that it knows about the capture of the Pomerenia Sky vessel and verifies information on the presence of Poles aboard the ship. A representative of the company owning the vessel said that steps were being taken to release the crew of the ship.

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