Somali Pirates attack another tanker in port of Salalah August 22, 2011Posted by Chris Mark in Uncategorized.
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A day after pirate hijacked a ship while it was anchored in the port of Salalah a group attacked another chemical tanker in the same location. This ship was able to avoid capture however. As stated by the IMB:
“Pirates in a skiff chased and fired upon a chemical tanker,”…”The pirates made several attempts to board the tanker and finally aborted the attack due to the evasive maneuvers made by the tanker.”