05 November 2009

Incident: Delvina taken

The bulk carrier Delvina is hijacked in the Indian Ocean "approximately 690NM south of Mogadishu, Somalia. The owners reported the vessel came under attack and was boarded by pirates." (ONI Worldwide Threat to Shipping, 11/11/09)

The 190 m long ship is registered in the Marshall Islands (vesseltracker.com)

The Greek-owned ship was en route to Mombasa. (Wikipedia, "List of ships attacked by Somali pirates," 12/31/09)