17 November 2009

Incident: Red Sea Spirit attacked

The Greek owned, Panamanian flagged bulk carrier Red Sea Spirit is taken 36 NM off Balhaf, Yemen. (Reuters, 11/22/09)

"Pirates did not hijack Panama-flagged vessel Red Sea Spirit belonging to Greek company Secure Hold, said Sunday representative of Greek Coast Guard to RIA Novosti." (rusnavy.com, 11/23/09)

Wikipedia shows the ship taken on 11/17/09.