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.
"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
Monday, November 29, 2010
Somali Pirates: Pirates Take Container Ship 900 Miles Off Somalia
Pirating of MV ALBEDO in the Somali Basin:
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