25 February 2009

Incident: Yan Dang Hai attacked

The bulk carrier Yan Dang Hai is attacked in the Gulf of Aden coming under gunfire. The Danish warship Abasalon "responded and seized the pirates’ skiff after the vessel managed to escape. Upon boarding the skiff, they discovered an RPG, four AK-47s, two grenades, and a knife." (ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping, 03/18/09)

Registered as the "Yandanghai," the 190m vessel is registered in China. (Vesseltracker)