Lamma Island

Piracy scare

PUBLISHED : Monday, 04 July, 1994, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 04 July, 1994, 12:00am

THE master of a Cyprus-registered container ship fired several flares to scare off an unlit motorised vessel that tried to berth alongside the ship anchored off Lamma Island early yesterday. He told police he suspected the men on board the small boat were pirates.