MONROVIA – The Liberian Government, through the Liberia Maritime Authority (LiMA), has strongly condemned the growing scourge of piracy and kidnapping in the Gulf of Guinea. The vessel while underway from Lagos, Nigeria to Cape Town, South Africa was boarded by four armed pirates at sea. The Commissioner of Maritime Affairs of Liberia, Mr. Lenn Eugene Nagbe said: “We strongly condemn the attack against this Liberian vessel and her crew. Liberia, as flag State of the vessel, have initiated an investigation pursuant to Article 94 of the United Nations Law of the Sea. Commissioner Nagbe further calls for practical and urgent solutions: “This problem of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea is only worsening.
Source: Front Page Africa January 25, 2021 09:11 UTC