Armed guards prevented attempt of hijacking Armed guards prevented attempt of hijacking

By Piracy

Armed security guards on the "Trans Catalonia"ship was able to prevent pirate attack on Friday, Norwegian company SEATRANS AS reported.
Press spokesperson Tom Atle Pedersen informed Bergensavisen the vessel sustained not visible damage, and, “The crew is fine. No one was injured. The accident happened for a short time before and was over in no time.”
Trans Catalonia" - chemical tanker registered in Singapore is now on a course from Indonesia to Russia carrying palm oil.
Crew and gurads are from Sweden, Poland and Romania.