Tag: Mothership

  • Hijack off Congo

    MDAT-GoG reports that a merchant ship has been hijacked by pirates off Pointe Noire, Congo on October 29th. The incident occurred around 102nm off the coast. The vessel, along with […]

  • S. Korea vessel escapes pirates

    Fears vessel had been hijacked. South Korea says contact resumed with vessel off Somalia, crew safe South Korea said on Saturday it has resumed contact with a distressed fishing vessel […]

  • Pirates take dhow off Puntland

    Vessel likely to be used as mother ship. Somali pirates hijack Iranian fishing vessel: Somali official By Abdiqani Hassan Somali pirates hijacked an Iranian fishing vessel on Tuesday to use […]

  • Piracy Raid Leaves Two Dead

    After watching a pirate mothership for several days, the Danish ship Absalon fired at the vessel to force it to stop. Two hostages were found wounded and “could not be […]

  • Latest Update

    NATO’s latest piracy update clearly states that the monsoon season is over; with pirate activities noticeably increasing. NATO naval forces disrupted the activities of the mothership reported 300nm east of […]

  • Skiff Response

    On the morning of June 10, the EUNAVFOR German warship “FGS Niedersachsen” detected a suspected Pirate Action Group (PAG) in the Southern Somali Basin. The pirates, which were suspected of […]

  • Activity Alert

    Recent pirate activity has centred near Latitude 09 28N Longitude 051 39E. At 0521UTC 06 June, the previously hijacked ship “MV Orna” was reported in the above position on a […]

  • Deadly Delay

    Sources have confirmed that the Taiwanese skipper of a hijacked fishing vessel was killed on May 10. A full eleven days before the ministry in Taipei was eventually informed. Captain Wu […]

  • Mothership Destroyed

    Reports indicate that the infamous pirated Taiwanese fishing vessel “JIN CHUN TSAI 68” has been abandoned by pirates and was floating partially submerged and adrift. The fate of the original […]

  • Hostages Freed

    After a firefight with suspected Somali pirates, Danish sailors freed 16 Iranian hostages on board an alleged mother ship, according to the Danish Royal Navy. Four suspected pirates were killed […]