2.03.2007: 0200 LT: 08:44.60N – 013:51.20W: 40 nm off Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Pirates armed with machine guns and knives boarded a tanker underway. They stole cash and valuables and escaped in their speedboat. The master and officer on the bridge were unable to activate the SSAS as they were under close observation of the pirates. No crewmembers were injured. Incident reported to the coastal state authorities.
Landing the Big One
Thursday, October 04, 2007
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