Nigerian pirates step up use of motherships, warns Bergen

THE use of motherships in the Gulf of Guinea has been proven “beyond a doubt” and Nigerian pirates are likely to continue to hijack commercial vessels and use them as staging platforms, according to Bergen Risk Solutions.The company observed four suspected motherships linked to attacks or...

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