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Old 07-04-2008, 10:55 PM   #1
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On 21st June @ 0610 LT: Position: 13:08.7N – 048:03.7E: Gulf of Aden.

Two wooden speedboats approached the ship. One boat crossed the vessel’s bow whilst the other remained on the portside. Not suspecting any pirate activity the master sailed between the two boats, which then closed in on the ship. One of the crafts was preparing ladder with hook in order to board. Ship raised the alarm and evasive manoeuvres adopted. The two speedboats aborted their attack and moved away. The vessel continued on her passage

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Check our WIKI article on piracy in the Gulf of Aden : PIRACY

Also refer to the UN Resolution on Piracy : HERE
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