Chinese Merchant Ship Hijacked in Gulf of Oman

We have no idea what the circumstances were at the time of this attack, or which ship this video was taken from, but it clearly shows a vessel security team using overwhelming firepower to successfully defend their ship from an attempted pirate attack. Hopefully this video finds its way into Somalia…

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Chinese Merchant Ship Hijacked in Gulf of Oman

By gCaptain Staff On April 6, 2012 The US Office of Naval Intelligence reported this morning a vessel was hijacked in the following position: 25.46N 057.53E   - (c) 2012 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

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