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 ...
The International Maritime Bureau today released its annual report into piracy. Attacks at sea have fallen to their lowest level in eight years, with a 44% fall in incidents since 2011 when Somali piracy was at its height. However, the news isn’t all good. Pirates – who are becoming increasingly violent – hijacked more oil tankers in South-east Asia than ever before. And most attacks off the coast of Nigeria were related to the oil industry.
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