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3 Pirate Attacks Repelled by Armed Guards July 28, 2011

Posted by Chris Mark in Piracy & Maritime Security.
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On July 20th, the oil tanker MT Front Pride was attacked by a skiff with 6 pirates who were successfully repelled by armed guards.  The pirates were reportedly armed with machine guns and RPGs.  4 days prior a second ship, the MV Elinakos was attacked by pirates who were dissuaded when a security guard fired.  Finally, on July 20th, the Greek owned MV F Blue, a general cargo ship, was attacked by eight pirates in a skiff.  Armed security fired warning shots and the pirates were repelled.


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