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Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Latest ICC Commercial Crime Services Piracy Report (to 5 September 2005)

Latest piracy report from ICC CCS Highlights: 1. STAY AWAY FROM SOMALIA and here's an incident worth noting as the pirates in the area get more aggressive:
"31.08.2005 at 0130 LT in position 15:01N - 041:53E, about 150 miles NW of Bab El Mandeb TSS, Southern Red Sea.

Pirates in a boat attempted to board a bulk carrier underway from stbd side. Master took evasive manoeuvres; crew mustered, directed search lights and activated fire hoses. Pirates then tried to board from stern but aborted attempt at 0215 LT.

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