Suspicious Approach of Liquified Gas Carrier in Arabian Sea
February 10, 10:15 LT: While underway in the Arabian Sea (approx. posn. 16°24’ N, 55°29’ E) the liquefied gas carrier BW PARIS (IMO #9368302) were pursued by three persons in a skiff. The persons were not armed and there was no boarding or fishing equipment sighted on board the skiff. The master activated the SSAS and adopted counter-piracy procedures, whereupon the suspicious approach was stopped.