Somali pirates have captured a Chinese ship in the Indian Ocean, MSN reports:
China’s Ministry of Transport said relevant government agencies were making efforts to rescue a hijacked Chinese bulk carrier in the Indian Ocean, state media reported late Monday.
The ship, named “De Xin Hai” and carrying coal, according to Xinhua news agency, was hijacked earlier Monday, northeast of the Seychelles.
Qingdao Ocean Shipping Co. Ltd, owner of the vessel, reported
October 19, 2009 1:50 PM