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Yet another ship attacked by pirates in Gulf of Guinea. Enough is enough.

Armed security guards on cargo ship pointing machine guns at unseen target

PortandTerminal.com, February 14, 2020 As the number of crew members kidnapped by pirates worldwide decreased, the number reported in the Gulf of Guinea increased from 78 in 2018 to 121 in 2019. HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – From January to September last year, 82% of maritime kidnappings in the world occurred in the Gulf of Guinea, according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB).  …

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