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Pirated vessels

updated 28 January 2011


No.
on
map Name Flag Pirated Crew
1 MV Iceberg 1 Panama 29 March 2010 24
2 FV Jih Chun Tsai No 68 Taiwan 30 March 2010 14
3 MV RAK Afrikana St Vincent and Grenadines 11 April 2010 26
4 FV Prantalay 11 Thailand 18 April 2010 26
5 FV Prantalay 12 Thailand 18 April 2010 24
6 FV Prantalay 14 Thailand 18 April 2010 26
9 MV Suez Panama 02 August 2010 24
10 MV Olib G Malta 08 September 2010 18
11 MV Asphalt Venture Panama 28 September 2010 15
12 MV Izumi Panama 10 October 2010 20
13 FV Golden Wave Sth Korean 09 October 2010 43
14 MV York Singapore 23 October 2010 17
15 MV Polar Panama 30 October 2010 23
16 MV Aly Zoulfecar Comoros 03 November 2010 29
17 MV Hannibal II Panama 11 November 2010 30
18 MV Yuan Xiang Panama 12 November 2010 29
19 MV Albedo Malaysia 25 November 2010 23
20 BC Jahan Moni Bangladesh 05 December 2010 26
21 MV MSC Panama Liberia 10 December 2010 23
22 MV Renuar Panama 11 December 2010 24
23 MV Orna Panama 20 December 2010 19
24 MV Thor Nexus Thailand 25 December 2010 27
25 FV Shiuh Fu No 1 Taiwan 25 December 2010 26
26 MV EMS RIVER Antigua & Barbuda 27 December 2010 8
27 FV VEGA 5 Mozambique 31 December 2010 24
28 MV BLIDA Algerian 01 January 2011 27
30 MV EAGLE Cyprus 7 January 2011 24
31 HOANG SON SUN Mongolia 19 January 2011 (reported) 24
32 MV KHALED MUHIEDDINE K Togo 20 January 2011 25
33 MV BELUGA NOMINATION Germany 25 January 2011 12

Numbers in first column relate to vessel number on map on next page.


When a vessel is released, its number is also deleted from the list above. Because of that, some
numbers are not listed.

Total number of held vessels: 30


Total hostages held: 711
(Hostage number includes 2 from the pirated yacht Choizil, 6 from MV Leopard and 2 Sri Lankan
fishermen)

Plus an unknown number of unconfirmed Dhows and smaller vessels.


Numbers relate to vessel number on previous page.
Positions relate to where the vessels were hijacked.
Click on number to read related news article on
EUNAVFOR webpage.

29

31

26
18
28 20
32
24
30
9 10 15
1 17

2
22

19 4,5,6

33

23
13
14 3

12
16
11

21 25

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