Pirate captain to talk about my experience of defeat: attack by machine gun fire rockets
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20 日 11 时 40 points, China Maritime Search and Rescue Center and via satellite vessel tracking system call to confirm, COSCO “Music from the” wheel has been successful and I joined the Navy.
Beijing at 21:30 on November 18, “Music from ’round the northern Arabian Sea in the Indian Ocean has been attacked by pirates and 26 Chinese crew members after more than an hour struggling to resist and ultimately defeat the pirates.
normalization of emergency anti-pirate crew drills; more than an hour before the attack, also made a emergency drill only the captain knows … … the fact that: well prepared in order to not suffer.
pirates used rocket attacks
suspected pirate ship, the crew all ready within a minute
Reporter: How do you find the pirates in the track? How to determine the pirates?
any literature (“Music from the” ship length): The ship’s computer system, in our 10 nautical miles from the place that a ship is not AIF.
AIF is automatic ship identification system, the equivalent of the ship’s identity. Then we have been locked observe it, find it from our six nautical miles, I might conclude that pirate ship was to take emergency measures.
Reporter: What was the emergency measures taken?
what literature: When the suspected pirate ship, we set the emergency crew, all in less than a minute on the deck ready.
we are very united, very much to listen to the command. When they are away from our 3 nautical miles, we found a spray. Then, we rushed over to a boat, to carry out attacks on our starboard side. Corsair is probably about 100 meters away from us, we released titanium mine and smoke signals. They have had six or seven of our machine gun fire, rockets also hit 4 times with our boat, but did not hit, one of which flew over the deck, the ship hit a bottom, but not on our boat cause any damage.
For beer bottles repel pirates on board
“nothing was too busy to think about, is to fight to hold on.”
Reporters: Pirates fire so fierce, we have other equipment to fight it?
what literature: According to international conventions, merchant shall not carry any weapons, we can only act according to circumstances. Our crew centrally directed, covert than good. Pirates while we monitor the movement, while continuously releasing titanium mine.
near the pirate ship when we use wood to withstand the 5 attacks. Six pirates were on board wanted to use hooks, each twenty-three meters away from us, we will attack them with beer bottles, blocking them down.
their very fierce fire, bullets like rain, but our crew is very brave, bullets flying from the side, hit the wall, but no one back. The crew later and I said, “everything was too busy to think about, is to fight to hold on.” I feel really strong crew.
after five times against the pirates see us fighting strong, avoid the location is also better to stop the continuing attacks. Later, the two sides deadlocked about an hour, they found that we prepare well, we had to go.
Reporter: In the battle, the crew also sent a distress signal to the Navy. How to guide the Navy is fighting?
what literature: we see a boat chasing us, it issued a distress signal. Alarm, the Chinese warships in time gave us guidance, especially with the wounded, they made a medical advice. At the same time, they also more than 1000 sea miles away from the Strait of rapid Shui Maideli over, it gives us great confidence.
before the attack carried out emergency drills
injured chefs receive timely treatment, wound infection did not occur
Reporter: Usually, you have done related to preparations for the pirates attacked it?
what literature: the Ministry of Transport and our secretary, president of COSCO Group, executives at all levels for all of us through Somalia anti-piracy ships work very seriously. Normalization before we had the crew to carry out emergency anti-piracy exercise. Until that day found more than an hour before the pirates, we also made a captain known only emergency drills, the crew by step, according to the deployment, doing all aspects of the covert exercise.
correspondent: the battle of the chefs on board were injured, and this crew now how?
what literature: the injured chef called Lin Hongjiang, is a good kind. He was injured when he himself did not know, just feel a little buzz. We have contingency plans in the deployment, if someone is injured, only a doctor on board for his rescue, and other crew members to continue to fight, and if we are to care for and rescue the wounded, ground into chaos. In this fight, the crew also have to do this.
Lin Hongjiang injured, the fight we had about half an hour or so. He is especially strong, shot twice in the abdomen, there are three legs. But I went to visit him, but he comforted me, hold on to all of us. I was very moved, both lost for words.
we have simple medical equipment on board, the ship’s doctor gave him a disinfectant, Navy doctors to made a detailed examination, and now there is no chef wound infection, or quite normal .
Reporters: Other crew emotional stability?
any literature: see the other crew members was injured, nor a retreat. We insist on more than an hour, succeeded in preventing the pirates on board.
crew now the mood is very stable, very strong.