13 June 2009

Incident: Chemical tanker pursued

A chemical tanker, not otherwise identified, is pursued by "skiffs" in the Gulf of Aden and escapes its pursuers through evasive maneuvers after contacting Coalition forces. The number of skiffs was not provided. (ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping, 6/19/09)

The IMB reports the number of skiffs as two. (ICC/IMB Website)