An Iranian warship dubbed "Behregan" belonging to the country's navy rescued a Panamanian balk carrier named "Cruiser Heilan" and was attacked by pirates.
The carrier with 25 crew members onboard was heading to Singapore when attacked by pirates in Oman Sea.
The ship has called for help from all floating units. Behregan warship moved towards the position with maximum speed after a radio contact. The pirates had to flee after facing Iran's Navy.
The Panamanian ship's captain expressed appreciation over Iranian Navy's help and presence.
... Payvand News - 05/16/12 ... --