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MSC Lucia crew found safe and unharmed after Gulf of Guinea incident

Christian Fernsby |
Following a piracy attack on the MSC Lucia container ship in the Gulf of Guinea on 25 October, MSC reports that the incident has been resolved and all crew members have been found safe and unharmed.

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"The safety of crew is a top priority and MSC would like to express its sincere gratitude to all participants MDAT-GoG, IMB Piracy centres, the Russian and Italian Navies for the remarkable cooperation that led to this successful rescue," MSC said.

"This incident underscores the importance of maintaining the increased presence of naval forces and assets in the Gulf of Guinea. Also, it highlights that progress in the fight against maritime piracy requires a solid framework of cooperation and coordination at international, regional and national levels, which MSC continues to support."

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