"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
Alert number 013 / 2012.
***This vessel has been hijacked***
At 1939 UTC / 17 FEB / a merchant vessel was reported Hijacked by pirates in position 18 10 N 057 21 E.
The ship has been confirmed as the MV Leila and has around 24 members of crew aboardhttp://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23694:somali-pirates-hijack-ship-off-oman&catid=51:Sea&Itemid=106
any update on the release of mv leila or the crew members