1. On 29 May 16 while underway in the Indian Ocean, MV Maersk Kentucky rescued 11 Pakistani fishermen from the dhow ‘Al Yasmeen’. The fishermen had been adrift for 10 days, out of food for 6 days and water for 4 days (a).
2. Following last week’s announcement of the closure of the MTISC GoG, an update on the transitional arrangements has been posted on their web-site (c).
3. BBC World News is carrying an interesting article (video) about Somali fishermen, how lucrative the fishing industry could be in Somali and how it could help address high levels of youth unemployment (d).