Under pirate siege

Yury Tulchinsky - captain of the Moscow University tanker

Today our guest is Yury Tulchinsky. The Russian marines freed an oil tanker seized by Somali pirates in May. The tanker Moscow University, with 23 crew members and tonnes of oil on board, was seized by Somali pirates on its way from the Red Sea to China. To tell us about the pirate assault and rescue operation, the captain of the Moscow University tanker is our guest via satellite link from Novorossiysk.