22 June 2009

Incident: Bolan fired upon

The cargo vessel Bolan is fired upon in the Gulf of Aden by men in two skiffs. The Bolan, employing evasive action and firing flares, summoned NATO warships to the area and a naval ship (not identified) captured the attackers. (ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping, 7/8/09)

Bolan is a 153 m long ship registered in Pakistan. (vesseltracker.com)