another pirate attack


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IMB report supplemented by phone conversation.

Six armed pirates opened fire and boarded a motorised sailing boat. The Dutch couple on the sailing boat locked themselves in the engine room. The sailing boat was under escort by another vessel with six armed security personal. The security personal engaged the pirates and approached the sailing boat. On seeing the security guards approaching the pirates abandoned the moved away. A mother vessel was seen at a distance of 7nm.

02.03.2011: 0750 UTC: Posn: 12:11.79N - 063:58.4E, around 550nm east of Socotra, (Off Somalia).

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