A pirate raid was made on the German owned container ship Olivia at around 04:00 hours on the 15th July, reported Handy Shipping Guide on July 18. At the request of the Handy Shipping Guide the owners, Bremen based Herm. Dauelsberg, issued a statement saying the vessel was boarded by a group of armed pirates some 20 nautical miles off Conakry who proceeded to rob the crew of valuables. Herm. Dauelsberg confirms that all seafarers on board Olivia are safe and accounted for and that there were no injuries to the crew. Following the attack, the crew has resumed command of the vessel which has now proceeded on her voyage to North Africa. OLIVIA was attacked in position 09:13.9N – 013:47.4W, around 22NM southwest of Conakry at 0355 local time on 15 July. IMB reported the attack, but didn’t give the vessel’s details. Boxship Olivia IMO 9101510, dwt 20416, capacity 1388 TEU, built 1995, flag Germany, manager Herm. Dauelsberg GmbH.