[UPDATE] Pirates Attack Oil Supply Vessel

Published Oct 29, 2013 4:27 PM by The Maritime Executive

Last week pirates attacked the M/V C-Retriever an oil supply vessel operating off the Nigerian Coast, kidnapping the American Captain and chief engineer during the incident. Maritime TV had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Captain John A.C. Cartner, a maritime piracy expert about possible scenarios surrounding this attack. He also addresses possible motivations for the attack ranging from robbery to mutiny.