USS Bulkeley frees pirated ship (PHOTOS)

This weeks incident photos comes to us via the USS Bulkeley which, over the weekend, successfully freed the Japanese-owned tanker M/V Guanabara and her crew of 24 from pirate control off the coast of Somalia. At approximately 3.00pm local time on Mar. 5., at report came in from the Japanese-owned commercial oil tanker M/V Guanabara that it was under attack by pirates off … [Read more...]

USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) frees Japanese merchant ship from pirate control

MANAMA, Bahrain – A request for assistance from a Japanese-owned merchant vessel in the Somali Basin led to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) securing the release of the vessel and its 24 crew members from four suspected pirates, Mar. 6. At approximately 3.00pm local time, Mar. 5, the oil tanker MV Guanabara reported it was under attack when … [Read more...]