11 April 2009

Incident: Bulk carrier attacked

A bulk carrier (not otherwise identified) is attacked in the Gulf of Aden off the Yemeni coast by eight pirates in a blu sppedboat. "Vessel took evasive manoeuvres and contacted coalition warship. A coalition warship acknowledged and came to the location. The pirates approached at a distance of 100m and aborted the attack." (IMB Live Piracy Report, 04/11/09)