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Monday, November 29, 2010

Somali Pirates: Pirates Take Container Ship 900 Miles Off Somalia

Reported by MSC(HOA) as Pirating of MV ALBEDO in the Somali Basin:
In the early hours of 26 November, the MV ALBEDO was pirated approximately 900 nautical miles East of Mogadishu (Somalia).

The MV ALBEDO is Malaysian flagged and owned, with a crew of 23 (Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan and Iranian). The vessel was carrying containers and was bound for Mombasa from Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Including the MV ALBEDO, pirates are currently holding 22 vessels with 521 hostages.

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