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Maersk calls for increased military protection in piracy-plagued Gulf of Guinea

Maersk now calls on authorities to launch an "effective military capacity" in the Gulf of Guinea to increase safety for vessels and crews, Maersk's head of safety tells ShippingWatch on the heels of two piracy attacks on Maersk vessels in less than a month.

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