Yemeni Coastguard rescues Saudi ship from Somali pirates (Front).SANA'A, Sept. 7 a" Yemeni Coastguard forces were able to save a Saudi trade ship from attempted piracy piracy, robbery committed or attempted on the high seas. It is distinguished from privateering in that the pirate holds no commission from and receives the protection of no nation but usually attacks vessels of all nations. by Somali pirates This is a list of known pirates, buccaneers, corsairs, privateers, and others involved in piracy. This list includes both captains and prominent crew members.
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Indian Ocean - the 3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the east and merging with the Antarctic Ocean to the south . The ship was on its way from Jeddah to Bahrain.
Rukn Shuja, head of the Coastguard's operations, said that the Yemeni Coastguard received a message from a Saudi ship asking for help last Saturday afternoon. He pointed out that the ship was around 90 kilometers away from Ras Qawah on the Yemeni coast. He said that the Yemeni Coastguard authority sent the boat that was patrolling the area to the location of the ship.
Shuja maintained that three boats belonging to Somali pirates intercepted the Saudi ship and opened fire before the Yemeni coastguards arrived and chased them away. He noted that the Somali pirates were forced to flee toward Somali waters.
He made clear that most piracy acts occur in the international waters off the east coast of Yemen, between Ras Amran and the region of Shaqrah, due to a lack of coastguards in that area.
The Yemeni Coastguard forces saved a Japanese oil tanker this past April after Somali pirates targeted it with an RPG (Report Program Generator) One of the first program generators designed for business reports, introduced in 1964 by IBM. In 1970, RPG II added enhancements that made it a mainstay programming language for business applications on IBM's System/3x midrange computers. shell....
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