TIME Video: The History of Piracy in Asia

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-+*In this short clip, Time Magazine contributor Adam McCauley takes a look at the history of piracy in Asia from the 19th century pirating of Dutch and British ships to the piracy landscape of today.

Seamen’s Church Interviews MV Iceberg 1 Piracy Survivors

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-+*The Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights, recently sat down with former hostages from the MV Iceberg 1 in Accra, Ghana to hear about their experiences and how they find life two years after their release from Somali pirates.

Pirates Attack Tanker Off Ivory Coast

The approximate location of the Aug. 27 attack plotted on IMB's 2014 Live Piracy Map.

-+*Armed pirates robbed an petroleum products tanker near Ivory Coast’s port of Abidjan, a maritime agency and a private security advisor said on Wednesday, in an indication of the increasing mobility of Nigeria-based gangs.