Korean heavy lift ship DONGBANG GIANT NO.2 attacked, 2 crew kidnapped, Philippines
10 gunmen attacked Korean heavy lift ship DONGBANG GIANT NO.2 on Oct 20 south of Bongao, Tawitawi Island, Philippines, Celebes sea. Vessel is en route from Australia to Masan Korea. Militants, allegedly belonging to Abu Sayyaf group, kidnapped Master of the vessel, of Korean nationality, and Filipino crew member. Philippines anti terror teams and Navy were alerted. Latest available AIS dated afternoon Oct 20, vessel drifting or anchored south of Bongao.