Container Ship Maersk Tema Attacked By Pirates Off Gulf Of Guinea

Container ship Maersk Tema was attacked by two speed boats on Friday 14th in the Gulf of Guinea.

Operated by Bernhard Schulte Ship, the container ship was off São Tomé, in the Gulf of Guinea, at the time of the attack.

The crew followed all emergency procedures, but there is no news so far on crew condition or details of the attack.

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According to Maersk group, despite the name, the ship doesn’t belong to Maersk.

Maersk Tema is a 2015-built container ship managed by BSM, and she has a capacity of about 5,000 TEU.

 

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