Attack in progress - south Somali Basin - 0331Z 6 November 2013

The MSC-HOA, NSC and UKMTO are reporting an attack in progress on an unidentified merchant vessel, first reported 0331Z this morning, 6 November 2013 in the south Somali basin 500m west of Victoria in the Seychelles - 430m off the coast of Kenya. The outcome of the attack is unknown.

‘Alert number 012 / 2013.
At [0331] UTC / 06.11.13 a merchant vessel reported to be under attack 05 31S 047 07E.
The ship reported one skiff with 4 POB approached the vessel, the armed security team fired a warning shot and gunfire was returned from the skiff.' 

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.

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