Piracy Feared as Chemical Tanker Goes Missing in Gulf of Guinea

By Angus MacSwan DAKAR, Aug 22 (Reuters) - A tanker vessel with 19 crew members on board, most of them Georgians, has gone missing in pirate-plagued waters off Gabon in West Africa and no word has been heard from it for a week, the ship's managers and the crew agency said on Wednesday. Communication was lost with the Panama-registered Pantelena at about 2 a.m. local time … [Read more...]