Greek aframax boarded by pirates, situation unclear
Greek aframax Almi Spirit was boarded by 6 pirates at around 0700 Kuala Lumpur time Oct 15, vessel is anchored in Singapore Strait at Kukup Anchorage, since Oct 14. It is not clear whether pirates captured vessel and crew, or fled tanker after alarm was raised. MMEA press-conference will be held later today. Most probably, pirates fled the vessel. MMEA special forces teams were engaged.