26 August 2009

Incident: Cargo ship fired upon

A cargo ship, not otherwise identified, is fired upon in the Gulf of Aden by "armed pirates in a skiff" after a chase.
Alarm raised, crew mustered, evasive manoeuvres made and distress signal sent on VHF Ch. 16. A warship and a military helicopter arrived at location to render assistance.
(ICC/IMB Website)