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“Avoid the southwest area of ​​the Seychelles” says Eunavfor

(B2) A British bulk carrier, carrying a load of 35.000 tonnes of soybeans, was hijacked this Saturday at first light about 250 nautical miles from the southwest of the Seychelles (0719South 05211East), announced the Headquarters of the Seychelles. European anti-piracy operation EUNAVFOR Atalanta. The crew appears to be unharmed. In the same area, another attack had taken place the previous evening. Eunavfor HQ has warned vessels to avoid this area.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).