On November 29 the representative of a coast guard of Greece reported that the Somali pirates took the Greek vessel Maran Centaurus with 28 seamen onboard.
Capture of a vessel happened to the east of the coast of Somalia. According to the Greek authorities, among crew of 16 Filipinos, 9 Greeks, 2 Ukrainians and one citizen of Romania.
"The vessel which belongs to the Greek company Kristen Navigation, went from Kuwait to the USA. The assistant to the captain reported that onboard there are 9 armed Somalis, and the vessel is conducted to the coast of Somalia. Victims aren't present", - the representative of a coast guard told.