Ro-ro SUPER SHUTTLE RORO 9 attack UPDATE: tug was attacked, not ro-ro ship

March 26, 2017 at 06:21 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

Mar 26 UPDATE:
As it came out, cargo ship SUPER SHUTTLE RORO 9 wasn’t attacked, a tug which was escorting or towing SUPER SHUTTLE RORO 9 was under attack on Mar 23 19 nm southeast of Sibago island, Philippines. Master and Chief Engineer of the tug were kidnapped, on Mar 25 Master was freed by armed forces of the Philippines, one of hijackers, reportedly Aby Sayaf militant, was killed.
Previous news: https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2017/17659/ro-ro-super-shuttle-roro-9-attacked-4-crew-kidnapp/

Ro-ro SUPER SHUTTLE RORO 9 attack UPDATE: tug was attacked, not ro-ro ship