Maersk calls for international action after new piracy attack in Gulf of Guinea

Following this weekend's attack on Maersk Cadiz in the Gulf of Guinea, Maersk calls on local governments and the international community to handle the escalating piracy threat in the region. Today, Monday, another container ship was attacked in the region.

Archive photo Photo: PR/Maersk

Saturday's piracy attack on container ship Maersk Cadiz in the Gulf of Guinea only further emphasizes the severity of the situation in the region.

While Maersk was able to report on Sunday that all 21 crew members aboard the ship were safe and that the vessel had been secured, the incident has made an impact at the global container line.

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