25 March 2009

Incident: Research vessel chased

A research vessel, not otherwise identified, is chased by "two speedboats" about 600 NM off Mogadishu. "Later, the boats stopped and moved away." (ICC/IMB Website)

Two research vessels travelling together, Explorer III and Ocean Explorer, were chased by two boats but outran them. (Wikipedia, "List of ships attacked by Somali pirates," 12/31/09)