25 March 2009

Incident: Serenity hijacked

The Seychelles-registered catamaran Serenity is hijacked and three crew taken prisoner while en route to Madagascar. "The vessel is currently being held at anchor near Garacad, Somalia." (ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping, 04/17/09) The government of Seychelles issued a statement deploring the incident. (Somali Marine and Coastal Monitor, 04/01/09)