16 November 2009

Incident: General cargo ship fired upon

A general cargo ship, not otherwise identified, is fired upon in the Gulf of Aden.
Pirates armed with guns in two speed boats chased and fired upon a general cargo ship underway. Ship raised alarm, contacted warships, increased speed and took evasive manoeuvres and finally managed to evade the attempted boarding. No injuries to crew.
(ICC/IMB Website)