Unsuccessful attack on merchant vessel - Somalia Basin - 0935Z 11 October 2013

The UKMTO reported an attack this morning 0935Z 11 October 2013 on an unidentified merchant vessel 250nm east of Haradheere. The MSC-HoA later reported that the vessel - still indentifiecd - was safe having evaded attack by two skiffs. All vessels navigating in the area have been reminded to exercise due caution, which is useful.

The colour key for Google earth images is:
Red Hijacked vessel, kidnapped crew or attack in progress.
White Failed or aborted attack.
Yellow Pirate action group (PAG) or mother ship.
Green Suspicious approach, incident or activity