A Greek tanker, with a 20-member crew on board, was pirated some 30 nautical miles off Nigeria, it was announced on Monday.
The Greek-owned "Aegean Star" was pirated as it was sailing with a load of petrol from Ghana to Benin.'
According to early information, 10 armed men boarded the tanker.
There was no news yet on the condition of the 20-member crew, which includes three Greeks -- the Captain and the first and second engineers.