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Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Somali Pirates: NATO Says Pirates Have a New Mother Ship

Reported by the NATO Shipping Centre (NSC):
Somali Pirates have sailed the MV AL NISR AL SAUDI to act as a mother ship east of Socotra Island threatening ships in the approached to the GOA. She is assessed as being involved in the attack on the MV GO TRADER in position 15°06N 055°58E.
More from NATO:
November 02 2010
WARNING Somali Basin
Latitude: 03°58S Longitude: 043°49E
Alert number 459 / 2010.
At 0307 UTC 02 NOV a merchant vessel was under attack by pirates in position 03°58S 043°49E.
***This vessel managed to evade hijack***
The Pirate action group is still in the area.

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