Monday, February 10, 2014
News

U.S. to Drop Charges Against CEC Future Pirate Negotiator

U.S. federal prosecutors are dropping their case against a Somali man who was accused of negotiating a $1.7 million ransom payment for the release of the CEC Future cargo ship following its November 2008 hijacking in the Gulf of Aden.

February 10, 2014
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Monday, November 4, 2013
Piracy

Trial Begins in U.S. for Somali Pirate Negotiator

The U.S. trial of a Somali man accused of piracy off the Horn of Africa began on Monday, with prosecutors portraying him as a ransom-hungry negotiator and his lawyers defending him as an intelligence source for the United States who served as a translator.

November 4, 2013
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Tuesday, April 26, 2011
News

US Nabs Pirate Negotiator

WASHINGTON—Ali Mohamed Ali, 48, has been indicted for conspiracy to commit piracy and other charges that allege he acted as a negotiator on behalf of Somali pirates during the takeover...

April 26, 2011
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Friday, April 8, 2011
News

Somali man sentenced to 25 years for 2008 hijacking

WASHINGTON—Jama Idle Ibrahim, a/k/a Jaamac Ciidle, was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for a violent act of piracy in the Gulf of Aden against a merchant vessel, the...

April 8, 2011
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Maritime Security Incidents

CEC Future Hijacking – VHF recording with coalition aircraft released

This is the VHF recording between M/V CEC Future and a Coalition aircraft as the vessel was being attacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia back in early November...

March 31, 2009
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