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  • Container ship attacked in the Gulf of Guinea, AIS went off

    UPDATE: Confirmed it’s MSC TALIA F, 7 crew reportedly kidnapped out of total 17, all said to be Ukrainians. The ship resumed sailing at around 1115 UTC, AIS on, as of 1415 UTC she was approaching Libreville.
    1030 UTC: Cargo ship attacked in the Gulf of Guinea halfway between Sao Tome and Libreville Gabon, at around 0730 UTC Mar 22. The ship is not identified, but according to ships’ tracks, it’s almost undoubtedly, the container ship MSC TALIA F, en route from Lome to Libreville. As of 0900 UTC, the ship’s AIS was off during the last 3 hours.