The Greek flagged and owned vessel was on its way to Suez from Fujairah when it was attacked. She has a crew of 25 (7 Greek, 1 Georgian and 17 Filipinos). According to the AFP, the vessel was carriering a load of 1.9 million barrels of oil. There is no communication with the vessel and no information regarding the condition of the crew.
Yesterday, pirates hijacked a an Italian owned and operated tanker M/V Savina Caylyn off Yemen.