06 April 2009

Incident: Bulk carrier chased

A bulk carrier in the Arabian Sea, not otherwise identified,
detected on radar speed boats approaching from the stbd bow/port bow at a distance of 12nm. The speed boats increased speed and approached closer with a CPA of 0.01nm, master increased speed, all crew mustered, activated fire hoses, switched on all lights, sent distress signal, made evasive manoeuvres and succeeded in preventing the boarding.
(ICC/IMB Website)