11 March 2009

Incident: Bulk carrier chased

A bulk carrier sailing the Gulf of Aden, not otherwise identified, is chased by a boat with "White hull with one wooded mast in the centre" and five to six men aboard.
Master took evasive manoeuvres, contacted warship and informed company CSO. After a while the boat aborted the attempt. Two warships arrived at the location and a helicopter hovered above vessel and headed towards the suspicious boat.
No details. (ICC/IMB Q3 Report and ICC/IMB Website)