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Crew on board Maersk vessel safe after pirate attack

Saturday, Maersk Cadiz was attacked by pirates off Nigeria. Sunday, the carrier announced that the crew is safe. Danish Minister of Defense Trine Bramsen calls for supporting a naval initiative in the Gulf of Guinea.

A Maersk container ship was attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday. All 21 crew members are safe. | Photo: Jens Hartmann Schmidt/Ritzau Scanpix

Container vessel Maersk Cadiz was attacked by pirates on Saturday off the coast of Nigeria.

Sunday, all 21 crew members were announced safe. As is the ship, writes Maersk Head of External Relations Signe Wagner in an email.

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