05 May 2009

Incident: Bulk carrier fired upon

A bulk carrier, not otherwise identified, is fired upon with "guns" by six pirates in a skiff while in the Gulf of Aden. Pirates
attempted to board the ship a few times but failed. Crew fired rockets towards the pirates and enforced anti piracy measures onboard. Coalition forces informed and a helicopter was dispatched. No casualties to crew. Bridge window broken due to firing.
(ICC/IMB Website)