- Somali pirates hijack the Netherlands' MV "Marathon" and attack the U.S. Navy cargo ship "Lewis and Clark".
- Somali pirates hijack Germany's MV "Victoria" and release the United Arab Emirates' MV "Al Meezan".
- The French Navy frigate "Nivôse" captures 11 Somali pirates.
- The bulk carrier MV "Ariana" is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.
- The Italian cargo ship "Jolley Smeraldo" evades an attempted hijacking by Somali pirates.