Eight seamen, including five Greeks, were kidnapped after the Greek-flagged oil/chemical tanker HAPPY LADY was attacked early on Tuesday some 2 nm SW of Limboh, Cameroon, where it was anchored.
According to reports, one of the Greeks has been injured. Two Filipino nationals and one Ukrainian national were also kidnapped. The tanker has a crew of 22.
The Greek foreign ministry and the shipping ministry are closely monitoring the situation.