Day: July 13, 2019

Piracy – Pirates demanding USD 3 Million for vessel RIM – 04.02.2010

The US Navy has reported that North Korea flagged general cargo ship RIM was hijacked by pirates. The 4,800 dwt vessel was taken in the Gulf of Aden to the north of the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor. It was not registered with MSC HOA. EUNAVFOR said that the US Navy Guided Missile Destroyer USS PORTER …

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Naval News – HMS MONTROSE escorting a BP Tanker in the Persian Gulf – 11.07.2019

Royal Navy frigate HMS MONTROSE F 236 has seen off five Iranian gunboats that reportedly tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf. The boats involved are believed to belong to Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. They are said to have approached the BP tanker BRITISH HERITAGE on Wednesday in the Strait of Hormuz …

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