VLCC attacked off Somalia in Indian ocean

Oct. 12, 2013 at 04:46 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

Unidentified VLCC in full load was attacked by eight armed men in two skiffs in area of 04 39N 052 19E, some 200 nautical miles off Somalia coast, around midday Oct 11 13. Attack was thwarted by armed guards team on board. Attack is confirmed by EU Naval Force Command. Tanker apparently, is under way from Persian Gulf to the Atlantic.

VLCC attacked off Somalia in Indian ocean

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