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Boskalis crew freed after vessel hijacked off West Africa

An operation involving forces from Equatorial Guinea and Spain resulted in heavy transport vessel Blue Marlin being boarded on May 6 and the crew freed. No pirates were found. The operator of the vessel, Royal Boskalis Westminster, says the 20-hand crew are all safe but that the ship is not in a sailable condition, having been substantially damaged

Heavy transport vessel Blue Marlin was hijacked on May 5 approximately 80 nautical miles offshore Equatorial Guinea

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