14 April 2009

Incident: Container ship fired upon

A container ship in the Indian Ocean, not otherwise identified, sailing 380 NM southeast of Mogadishu is approached by armed men in two skiffs. "One speed boat with six pirates attempted to board but vessel took evasive manoeuvres and boat retreated. The speed boats attacked the vessel again and fired RPG, which resulted in slight damage to the vessel." (ICC/IMB Website)