Rising Sun: rescuers McFaul and Al Sharquiyah
Near Salalah, Oman, two visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) teams deployed in rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIB), after pirates agreed to a compliant boarding the dhow, took control of the Faize Osamani with 10 suspected pirates and rescued eight crew members . The suspected pirates were transferred to the destroyer Carney until they can be transferred to a state willing to accept the pirates for prosecution.
Marshall-Islands flag tanker Rising Sun, IMO .8607816, broadcast that pirates were firing small arms and rocket-propelled grenades. USS McFaul (DDG-74), joined by Omani warship Al Sharquiyah (B 11), responded. The tanker has arrived and its destination, Kandla Gulf of Kutch.