11 April 2009

Incident: Buccaneer taken

The Tug "Buccaneer" is taken by pirates in the Gulf of Aden with 16 crew aboard, 10 of them Italians. Claudio Bartolotti, head of Ravenna-based Micoperi Srl says that his company owns the vessel. (Reuters, 09/11/09)

The crew also includes a Croat and five Romanians (AFP, 09/11/09)