Pirates Attack Maersk Alabama Again

Pirates Attack Maersk Alabama Again

The American-flag ship seized by pirates in April repelled the attack; a captain was killed in a separate incident.

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  • Maersk containership attacked by pirates off Nigeria
    A Maersk Line container vessel came under attack from Nigerian pirates on Saturday according to a report by a security broker. The Singapore-flagged, 61,614 dwt boxship Maersk Cotonou was attacked Rivers State Nigeria close to Bonny Island according to a ...
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  • Maersk Alabama targeted again by Somali pirates, CNN reports
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  • Pirates foiled in a second attack on Maersk Alabama cargo ship
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    11/18/2009 - 7:18 pm | View Link
  • Somali pirates attack US-flagged Maersk Alabama a second time
    Gunmen in a small skiff opened fire on the merchant vessel soon after dawn 350 miles east of the Somali coast. Armed guards aboard the 510ft ship immediately returned fire and the attack was thwarted, said Major Marten Granberg, a spokesman for Navfor, the ...
    11/18/2009 - 3:03 am | View Link
  • Somali Pirates attack U.S.-flagged Maersk Alabama
    Private guards repelled the attack with gunfire and a high-decibel noise device. The wife of the Maersk Alabama's captain, Paul Rochford, said she was "really happy" there were weapons on board. "It probably surprised the pirates. They were probably ...
    11/18/2009 - 2:58 am | View Link
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    The Maersk Alabama hijacking was a series of maritime events that began with four pirates in the Indian Ocean seizing the cargo ship MV Maersk Alabama 240 nautical ...
    02/21/2017 - 7:45 pm | View Website
  • Maersk Alabama hijacking
    The Maersk Alabama hijacking it was a hijacking of a Maersk Alabama sea boat. It was hijacked by four pirates in the Indian Ocean. It was 240 nautical miles (440 km ...
    02/21/2017 - 1:59 am | View Website
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  • List of ships attacked by Somali pirates
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    02/16/2017 - 8:13 pm | View Website
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