Hijacked MT Enrico Levoli Conducting Mothership Operations in Gulf of Aden [ADVISORY]

The U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence has issued an advisory that the hijacked MT Enrico Ievoli is underway off the coast of Somalia and possibly heading for the Gulf of Aden to conduct mothership operations. The Italian flagged and owned MT Enrico Ievoli was hijacked on December 27 off the coast of Oman while on its way to a rendezvous point for a Chinese armed convoy.  The … [Read more...]

Liquid Velvet Update – Pirate Mothership Returns to Somalia

Just in from the Office of Naval Intelligence... PLEASE BE ADVISED – The Somali-pirated M/T Liquid Velvet, which as of this week was underway conducting mothership operations, is assessed to have returned to the Somali coast and is currently at anchor no longer underway conducting mothership operations. However, mariners are advised to maintain counter-piracy … [Read more...]

3rd Update: ONI Piracy Advisory… M/T Liquid Velvet is on the Prowl

This just in from the Office of Naval Intelligence: ***3rd Update*** VESSEL IS HEADING NORTHEAST TOWARDS THE ARABIAN SEA IN POSITION 10-58N 053-23E AT A SPEED OF 7.6 KTS. M/T LIQUID VELVET is likely conducting mothership operations in hopes of hijacking new vessels.  Mariners are advised to remain vigilant with their counter-piracy measures and be on the look out for … [Read more...]