MSC box ship under attack by armed gang in the Gulf of Guinea
As The Loadstar went to press there were reports that an MSC containership was under ...
While piracy off the coast of Somalia has been in decline for over a couple of years, the absolute reverse is happening in West African waters, where pirates are becoming increasingly sophisticated and ambitious. This weekend a product tanker traversing the Gulf of Guinea southwards came across a pirate mothership lying in wait for prey some 200 miles offshore. It is thought to be the first time pirates in the region have used motherships, a warning sign that they are upping their game.
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