Friday, March 17, 2017
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Maritime Security Incidents

Somali Piracy Risk Still High, Warns UN

The hijacking of a tanker off Somalia’s coast shows the threat pirates still pose to one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, a risk that may also hamper the Horn of...

March 17, 2017
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
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Interesting

Somali Pirates Release Hijacked Tanker

(Reuters) Somali pirates who seized a Comoros-flagged oil tanker have released the ship and its eight Sri Lankan crew, bringing the first hijacking since 2012 to an unusually swift conclusion...

March 16, 2017
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Maritime Security Incidents

Pirates Exchange Gunfire Aboard Hijacked Vessel

By Abdiqani Hassan (Reuters) Somali maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the hijackers of an oil tanker in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, the head of the maritime force said on...

March 16, 2017
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Interesting

Somali Pirates Hijack First Commercial Ship Since 2012

By Katharine Houreld NAIROBI, March 14 (Reuters) – Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, Somali authorities said on Tuesday, the first time a...

March 14, 2017
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News

EU NAVFOR Confirms Fuel Tanker Pirated off North Coast of Somalia

A Comoros-flagged bunker tanker with eight crew members has been pirated off Somalia’s north coast, the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Operation Atalanta has confirmed. The EU NAVFOR says it received positive confirmation from the...

March 14, 2017
Total Views: 8