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Suspected Pirates Board Dutch Cargo Ship Off Nigeria, Seize Crew

Twelve crewmembers of the MV FWN Rapide were reportedly taken hostage over the weekend. The ship's manager says it is working to gain their release.
MV FWN Rapide shown in a photo from the website MarineTraffic.com. The vessel was reportedly attacked by suspected pirates over the weekend and most of its crew kidnapped. Source: MarineTraffic.com

Suspected pirates have seized 12 crewmembers of a Dutch-flagged cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria, the vessel's managing company confirmed Monday.

The 480-foot MV FWN Rapide was, an industry website.

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