MV Antisana Jorf, a Norwegian flagged vessel developed engine problems in the Gulf of Aden. As the vessel was a likely target for Somali pirates, Pakistan Naval Ship (PNS) Badr operating as part of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 rendered necessary assistance. PNS Badr safely escorted the vessel for almost 36 hours till the vessel reached Yemeni territorial waters to reach Aden port.
- Former HMS Alacrity (F-174)) Type 21 frigate.
- Joined Pakistan Navy on March 01, 1994.
- Chemical Tanker with a total cargo capacity of 8,459 m3.
- Operated by OSM Ship Management Pte. Ltd.
View a photograph of PNS Badr:
PNS Badr (D-184) steams alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) in the Northern Persian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 3rd Class Tony Spiker (RELEASED))
View a video clip: HMS Alacrity – The Falklands War.
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