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Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Latest (to May 16) Piracy Report from ICC Commercial Crime Services

Latest (to May 16) Piracy Report from ICC Commercial Crime Serviceshere, mostly small time thefts. However, this is interesting:
13.05.2005 at 0110 LT in position 05:13N - 098:06E, Malacca straits.
Armed persons in an unlit 7m craft approached a general cargo ship underway. D/O took evasive manoeuvres but craft came into contact at port side causing damage to ship's hull. D/O sounded whistle and called craft on VHF ch 16 but received no response. No boarding took place.
(D/O=Duty Officer).

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