Suspected PAG in the Somali Basin apprehended

EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their vessels.

Six crew of a motor whaler, acting as a mothership and a skiff have been detained following attacks on a 52,000 tonne container ship and a fishing vessel. These events reportedly took place over a 24 hour period on the 17th and 18th November in the Southern Somali Basin.

During the incident a number of rocket propelled grenades were fired against the container ship.

Full story here: Somaliland Press