EUNAVFOR has stated that Somali pirates have hijacked a small oil tanker.
Cmdr. Harrie Harrisonreported the ship was hijacked Saturday. He says the vessel was en route from the United Arab Emirates to the port of Berbera in Somalia’s breakaway northern province of Somaliland. He gave no further details.
Andrew Mwangura of the East African Seafarers Assistance Program says the ship is an UAE registered vessel called, “MV Jubba XX”.