Supply vessel Armada Tugas 1 attacked presumably hijacked

Feb. 14, 2013 at 06:55 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

Offshore supply vessel Armada Tugas 1 was attacked by pirates on Feb 7 13 at around 06:13 in position 03 41N 005 53E, attack was witnessed by vessels Blue Shark and Cutlass Fish. Two speedboats approached Armada Tugas 1, pirates boarded vessel, shortly after master of the vessel confirmed to Blue Shark and Cutlass Fish pirates attack. No further contact with the vessel after that. On Feb 10 vessel was spotted by the USAN security, when contacted vessel said that everything is ok. AIS was working all the time. On Feb 11 it was reported that maybe vessel is under control of pirates, used as a mother ship. On Feb 13 vessel arrived to Port Harcourt, as of morning Feb 14 vessel is berthed in Port Harcourt. No other details available. Maritime Bulletin http://www.news.odin.tc/

  Supply vessel Armada Tugas 1 attacked presumably hijacked

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