the container ship 'Maersk Theme' has been the table of pirates off Nigeria's coast.
The writing shippingmediet Tradewinds.
According to the website MarineTraffic to track ships all over the world, Maersk Theme just about Nigeria and lowered about Friday morning at eight o'clock Danish time its speed from just under 20 knots to zero.
There is a container ship built in 2015, with a capacity of 5380 controllers are supported tyvefodscontainere.
the Area out of Nigeria, Gunieabugten, the past year has seen a significant increase in the number of pirate attacks where the crew members have been kidnapped.
- We must unfortunately say, that we over the last while has seen a number of serious attacks and kidnappings in the gulf of Guinea and off west africa, said the managing director of the Danish Shipowners Anne H. Steffensen to Ritzau at the beginning of February.
- It does, we become concerned for our sailors. At any given time we have 30-40 ships in the area, so we are of course afraid of being hit.