Somali Pirates hijack first commercial ship since 2012 !!!

Pirates have hijacked Sri Lankan flagged tanker ARIS 13 together with 8 crew members. The tanker was reportedly proceeding from Mogadishu to Djibouti, the master issued a mayday alert at position soon after which communications were lost with the vessel. According to sources, contact has been made  with the vessel via telephone by E.U Naval Force operational headquarters in London and the master confirmed that armed men were on baord his ship demanding a ransom for the ship's release.

Read Piracy Update issued by Bowline Defence Ltd U.K And Reuters Article




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