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Arabian Sea

Monday, April 6th, 2009
06.04.2009: 1900 UTC: Posn: 15:13.47N – 067:15.1E Arabian sea.   A bulk carrier underway, detected on radar speed boats approaching from the stbd bow/port bow at a distance of 12nm. The speed boats increased speed and approached closer with a CPA of 0.01nm, master increased speed, all crew mustered, activated fire hoses, switched on all lights, sent distress signal, made evasive manoeuvres and succeeded in preventing the boarding. Read More