Bulgarian Chemical product tanker hijacked in the Gulf of Aden11/05/2010 18.08 UTCThis afternoon 11th of May a Bulgaria flagged ship, MV PANEGA, was hijacked in the Gulf of Aden approximately 100 nautical miles east of Aden (Yemen).
The ship was on route from the Red Sea to India when she was attacked by pirates.
MV PANGEA with a dead weight of 5,848 tonnes, has a crew of 15 all Bulgarian. EU NAVFOR will continue to monitor the situation.
Ship photo by Ilhan Kermen from Shipspotting.com and used in accord with the terms found there.