Marine Link
Saturday, December 3, 2016

MV Khaled Muhieddine K Pirated in the Arabian Sea

January 21, 2011

Photo courtesy EU NAVFOR

Photo courtesy EU NAVFOR

During the afternoon of 20 January, the bulk carrier MV Khaled Muhieddine K was pirated in the North Arabian Sea approximately 330 nautical miles South East of the Omani coastal port of Salalah.  The vessel is Togo flagged and Syrian owned and has a deadweight of 24,022 tonnes.  Authorities were made aware of the attack when the master reported being fired upon with small arms and seeing pirates on board.  All contact with the vessel was then lost. The MV Khaled Muhieddine has a crew of 25 (22 Syrian and 3 Egyptian), had registered with MSC(HOA), was reporting to UKMTO and was on passage from Singapore to Hudaydah, in Yemen.



 
Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Nov 2016 - Workboat Edition

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News