Abduction from Greek tanker

Eight people were abducted and one person was injured during an armed raid overnight on chemical/oil products tanker Happy Lady (IMO 9644225) while she was anchored off Cameroon, Greek authorities said on Tuesday December 31st 2019.

Greece’s shipping ministry said that the Happy Lady was 2nm off the port of Limboh in Cameroon when it was attacked by armed individuals.

Five Greeks, two people from the Philippines and a Ukrainian were kidnapped and a Greek national was injured, out of a total crew of 28.

2013-built, Greece-flagged, 30201 gt Happy Lady is owned by Adriatic ventures Co care of manager Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Ltd of Athens, Greece. It is entered with UK Club (area group Piraeus H1) on behalf of Adriatic Ventures Co.