20 September 2009

Incident: Armed guards fire upon pirates

A general cargo vessel, not otherwise identified, is approached in the Gulf of Aden by seven armed men in a skiff.
Ship activated anti piracy measures, armed guards onboard exchanged fire with the pirates. The pirates aborted the attempt were seen heading towards the Yemeni coast. All ships in the vicinity and coalition warship were informed via VHF radio.
(ICC/IMB Website)