Korean Register chief resigns

Pirates flee captured dhow

April 29, 2014
—An attempt by Somali pirates to use a captured dhow as a mother ship has been foiled by EU Navfor. The six armed pirates who had taken the dhow and its crew hostage fled the scene April 26 after sightings of an EU Naval Force Spanish maritime patrol and reconnaissance (MPRA) aircraft. The dhow’s master confirmed his ordeal to members of the Boarding Team from the EU Naval Force flagship, FGS Brandenburg, after the German warship had closed the sea area to investigate the dhow. 

 

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