Friday, January 01, 2010

Somali Pirates: Start New Year with Ship Capture in Gulf of Aden

Reported as Singapore-flagged ship seized in Gulf of Aden:
The M/V Pramoni, a chemical tanker of 20,000 dead weight tonnes, was hijacked when it was headed for Kandla in India, EU Navfor, based at Northwood, near London, said in a statement.
The ship's master reported by radio that the ship had been hijacked and all the crew were well, EU Navfor said.

Ship photo by Malte Wulf from Shipspotting.com and used in accord with terms of use therein.

UPDATE (2 Jan 10): Per comment below, reported site of capture

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