Pirates grab nine Nigerians from BW Offshore FPSO

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At approximately 4:20 am local time on Thursday, BW Offshore’s FPSO Sendje Berge was subject to an attack by pirates offshore Nigeria in which nine Nigerian nationals were kidnapped.

The company said the incident onboard the FPSO has ended and none of those remaining onboard have suffered physical injuries.

“BW Offshore is cooperating with local authorities, represented on site by the Nigerian Navy,” the company stated.

Sendje Berge is situated on the Okwori field in Nigeria on contract to Addax Petroleum.

BW Offshore said it expects to provide further updates as more information becomes available


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