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LNG carrier crew member kidnapped in Equatorial Guinea.

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According to Dryad Global, LNG tanker METHANE PRINCESS (IMO9253715) was boarded by pirates whilst at anchor off Malabo. The vessel was attacked shortly after breaking offloading operations. The alarm was sounded and all on deck were able to retreat to the citadel.
2 Filipino nationals were on the jetty and both were taken, hostage. One of the hostages jumped off of the pirate vessel and was rescued but sustained injuries. One person entering the citadel was also injured. Total of 1 hostage taken.

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