14 April 2009

Incident: Sea Horse taken

The Lebanese-owned, Togo-flagged Sea Horse is captured by pirates in four skiffs. (CNN)

The 7,435dwt general cargo ship is hijacked off the Yemeni coast in the Gulf of Aden. It is "headed for Somalia, said its insurer, WK Webster. Its operator is listed as Sealink Sarl." (Fairplay/Lloyd's)

The attacking force was made up of pirates in three skiffs. (ICC/IMB Website)