05 May 2009

Incident: Michael S fired upon

The Michael S is fired upon with a rocket propelled grenade while underway in the Gulf of Aden. An Italian frigate arrived on the scene to drive off attackers, apparently numbering four men in a fast craft. (ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping, 5/13/09) Michael S is a Malta-registered cargo ship. (Vesseltracker.com)