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Piracy report from 7 to 11 of june

Attack Number: 2011/236

  • Date: Tue Jun 07 2011
  • Vessel Type: Bulk Carrier
  • Location detail: Gulf of Aden
  • Attack Type: Fired Upon
  • Incident Details: 07.06.2011: 1315 UTC: Posn: 13:33.3N – 050: 27.4E: Gulf of Aden.
    About seven pirates in a skiff chased and fired upon a bulk carrier underway. Vessel raised alarm; crew mustered in citadel and deployed security team on bridge who fired warning shots. A naval helicopter arrived at location. Crew and vessel safe.
  • Attack Number: 2011/238
  • Date: Fri Jun 10 2011
  • Vessel Type: Bulk Carrier
  • Location detail: Around 30nm north of Assab, Eritrea
  • Attack Type: Fired Upon
  • Incident Details: 10.06.2011: 1135 UTC: Posn: 13:29N – 042:37E: around 30nm north of Assab, Eritrea, Red Sea.

Six pirates in one skiff chased and fired upon a bulk carrier underway. Vessel took all anti piracy preventative measures and contacted the coalition forces resulting in the pirates aborting the attempt.

  Attack Number: 2011/239

  • Date: Sat Jun 11 2011
  • Vessel Type: Bulk Carrier
  • Location detail: Around 400nm east of Socotra
  • Attack Type: Fired Upon
  • Incident Details: 11.06.2011: 0200 UTC: Posn: 12:17N – 061:27E: around 400nm east of Socotra, (Off Somalia).
    Four pirates in a skiff approached and fired upon a bulk carrier underway. Onboard security team fired warning shots resulting in the pirates moving away.

  • Attack Number: 2011/240
  • Date: Sat Jun 11 2011
  • Vessel Type: Chemical Tanker
  • Location detail: Around 405nm east of Socotra
  • Attack Type: Attempted
  • Incident Details: 11.06.2011: 0328 UTC: Posn: 12:19N – 061:30E: around 405nm east of Socotra, (Off Somalia).
    Four pirates in a skiff chased a chemical tanker underway. Weapons sighted in the skiff but not used. Security team onboard fired warning shots and the skiff moved away.

  • Attack Number: 2011/241
  • Date: Sat Jun 11 2011
  • Vessel Type: Crude Tanker
  • Location detail: Around 40nm north of Assab, Eritrea
  • Attack Type: Attempted
  • Incident Details: 11.06.2011: 0420 UTC: Posn: 13:42.1N – 042:35.8E: around 40nm north of Assab, Eritrea, Red Sea.
    Five pirates in a skiff chased a tanker underway. Small arms and ladder observed in the skiff. All crew except master and OOW were mustered at safe point. Security guard onboard fired warning shots and pirates moved away.