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MAERSK COTONOU attacked by pirates, Nigeria

Nov. 20, 2016 at 14:26 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

Container ship MAERSK COTONOU was attacked by pirates at around 1230 UTC Nov 19 in position 04 01N 007 03E, 25nm south of Bonny, Nigeria, reported ASKET. Vessel, approached by a speedboat with eight armed men, managed to evade pirates using speed and maneuvering. Pirates believed to be the same group which attacked offshore vessel, escorted by Nigerian Navy ship, some 4-5 hours earlier, attack was thwarted by Navy ship fire. MAERSK COTONOU, which left Onne on Nov 19, bound for Walvis Bay, continued her voyage.

MAERSK COTONOU attacked by pirates, Nigeria

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