Tag: RPG

  • Houthis a real threat

    Analysts believes international community should respond to Al Houthi threat just as they did towards Somali piracy Al Houthi maritime threat should be global concern Saeed Al Batati Al Mukalla: […]

  • Somali pirates arrested

    Recent series of incidents sees arrests. EUNAVFOR’s Italian ship Virginio Fasan Chases and Captures Suspected Pirates EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates […]

  • Tanker hit by RPGs

    Assailants’ motives unknown, but finger pointed at Yemen. Oil tanker attacked in key shipping lane off Yemen Unknown assailants attacked an oil tanker on Wednesday in a strategic Red Sea […]

  • RPG? No. Boat Bomb

    Unknown attackers detonate bomb 20m from tanker. Boat that attacked gas tanker off Yemen carried explosives: shipowner By Jonathan Saul Unknown assailants who opened fire on a gas tanker last […]

  • Vessel attacked in BAM

    RPG fired at merchant ship in busy choke point. Vessel attacked in BAM Update: Teekay and UKMTO have now both released statements to deny that a RPG was fired at […]

  • Tanker thwarts pirate attack

    Suspicious skiffs surround tanker in Gulf of Aden. Italian tanker ‘thwarts’ pirate attack Reports over the weekend claimed that the Italian tanker, Giacinta, came under attack by armed pirates in […]

  • Under Fire

    A Japanese chemical tanker came under fire in the Red Sea near Yemen Wednesday, but no one was injured and the ship remains operational, vessel owner Tokyo Marine Co. said […]

  • Under Attack

    A Costamare boxship has come under attack from pirates in the Gulf of Aden. A gang of five pirates fired rocket propelled grenades at the “MSC Namibia II” as it […]

  • Rocket Attack

    Pirates attacked an Ethiopian vessel, the 15,000-dwt “Andinet” in the Gulf of Aden at the weekend.   The pirate gang fired rocket propelled grenades at the vessel as it made […]

  • 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 […]