East Africa and the Gulf of Oman
Two incidents were reported in East Africa and the Arabian Gulf - an attempted boarding at Mbaraki Terminal, Mombasa, Kenya and an attack on a product tanker off Oman.
1 June 2017 - The Product Tanker, Navig8 Providence reported an attack 106nm East of Muscat, Oman. Six armed men approached in a skiff and fired on the vessel while underway. The crew retreated to the citadel and the master commenced evasive manuevers. The skiff moved away as the onboard security team fired warning shots.
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