07 November 2009

Incident: Cargo ship attacked

Sailing in the Gulf of Aden, a general cargo ship, not otherwise identified, is fired upon by six men in a skiff armed with rifles and rocket propelled grenades. "The men attempted to board the vessel using a ladder but were unable to due to the vessel’s freeboard and effective counter-measure taken by the crew." (ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping, 11/11/09)