Six crew of containership kidnapped off Nigeria

Containership Glory (IMO 9378254) was attacked by armed pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on May 17th about 40 miles southeast of Brass. The pirates kidnapped six crew members, after which the remaining crew took the vessel to Bonny. Glory was en route from Rotterdam to Harcourt. 2006, 6,393 gt Glory is entered with UK P&I on behalf of member and owner MS “GLORY” GmbH & Co of Bremen, Germany. Gard AS is claims leader for Marine H&M, Hull Interest and Loss of Hire. Manager is Candler Schiffahrt GmbH, also of Bremen, Germany.