MV Gemini Pirated off Coast of Kenya

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

On 30 April, the product tanker MV Gemini was pirated approximately 180 NM East of Malindi, Kenya. The 20,989 tonne, Singaporian flagged and owned vessel was on its way to Mombasa (Kenya) from Kuala Tanjung (Malaysia) when it was attacked. The MV Gemini has a crew of 25 (four Korean, 13 Indonesians, three Mayanmar, five Chinese). There is no further information about the crew at present. The MV Gemini was registered with MSC(HOA) and was reporting to UKMTO. EUNAVFOR are continuing to monitor the situation.

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