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MSC fired warning shot to ward off presumed pirate attack

Shipping line MSC was able to deter what could have presumably developed into a pirate attack. A boat was approaching an MSC container ship, but a warning shot made it turn away. The crew is safe.

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Pirates are presumed to yet again be at play in the Gulf of Guinea, and this time it almost hit major container line MSC.

A small boat was allegedly headed toward MSC's container ship MSC Elsa 3, but a warning shot fired from the MSC ship made the boat change its course.

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