Iranian Navy Saves Oil Tanker from Pirate Attack

Iranian Navy Saves Oil Tanker from Pirate Attack
IRANIAN NAVY SHIP

An Iranian oil tanker was rescued from a pirate attack by the Iranian Navy this morning in the Gulf of Aden, trend.az writes.

Iranian Navy Commander, Admiral Siyavush Jarreh, reported that the country’s 28th fleet opened fire at 12 pirate boats and prevented them from hijacking the tanker.

This is not the first case the Iranian Navy reacted on time, since last year in October the Navy thwarted attacks on an Iranian merchant ship.

The Navy has been conducting patrols in the Gulf from November 2008, and it escorted over 1,500 ships last year.

Naval Today Staff, January 08, 2014; Image: Wikimedia

 

Share this article

Follow Naval Today

2 thoughts on “Iranian Navy Saves Oil Tanker from Pirate Attack”

Comments are closed.

Events>

<< Sep 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6

Defence Safety Conference 2019

The Defence Safety Conference returns to London this October as the only event solely dedicated to enhancing safety across all aspects of defence.

read more >

PACIFIC 2019

As the only comprehensive international exhibition of its kind in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, PACIFIC 2019…

read more >

Maritime Information Warfare 2019

SMi’s Maritime Information Warfare conference is returning to London…

read more >