Reporting indicates that three vessels (MV’ Shail Al Doha, African Kalmia & Renauld) were approached by a canoe with 6 or 7 persons on board. Speed estimated at 25kts. On sighting the approaching canoes the alarm was raised and the canoes moved away from the vessels. Further reporting indicates that following these two Chinese fishing trawlers (Guoji 867 & 838) at anchor were attacked by a ‘small craft’ with 6 or 7 persons on board. It is understood that the Captain and Chief mate were kidnapped from both trawlers. Reporting goes on to indicate that there was a third attack involving a landing craft vessel. The captain of the vessel is believed to have been killed.