Friday, May 5, 2017
Monday, May 1, 2017
Declining Vigilance Threatens Return of Somali Piracy, Watchdog Says
Despite reduced pirate activity off the western Indian Ocean in recent years, the pirate networks responsible for the original Somali piracy crisis have sustained themselves through small-scale attacks and involvement in...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Somali Pirate Sentenced to Life in Prison for Attack on U.S. Navy Ship
A U.S. federal judge has sentenced a Somali man to life plus 10 years in prison for his role in the unsuccessful pirate attack on the the U.S. Navy ship...
Monday, April 24, 2017
The Real Story Behind the ‘Somali Pirates VS Ship’s Private Security Guards’ Viral Video
We have come a long way since the height of Somali piracy when highly organized pirate gangs roamed the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean in search of merchant ships...
Sunday, April 23, 2017
No U.S. Military Response To Surge In Piracy, Says Mattis
By Idrees Ali (Reuters) The United States is closely watching a recent increase in piracy off the coast of Somalia, a senior U.S. military official said on Sunday as Defense...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Somali Forces Clash with Pirates, Free Indian Crew
By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU, April 12 (Reuters) – Somali security forces clashed with pirates early on Wednesday and freed nine seamen kidnapped on an Indian cargo ship this month, officials...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Security Forces Capture 10 Somali Pirates in Stand-Off
By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU, April 11 (Reuters) – Somali forces who have surrounded pirates holding hostages taken from an Indian ship secured the surrender of 10 members of the band...
Monday, April 10, 2017
Somali Pirates Flee Indian Dhow, Taking Crew Hostage
By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU, April 10 (Reuters) – Somali security forces rescued a hijacked Indian cargo dhow on Monday, but pirates took the 11-member crew with them when they fled...
Navies Thwart Suspected Somali Pirate Attack on Bulk Carrier
By Aditya Kalra DELHI, April 10 (Reuters) – A Chinese navy ship supported by an Indian navy helicopter thwarted an attack by suspected Somali pirates on a Tuvalu-flagged merchant ship,...
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Bulker Suspected of Being Hijacked by Somali Pirates Now Safe – UPDATE
Sunday, April 9: A bulk carrier that was reportedly hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden on Saturday is now safe and underway to its next port of call. The...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Pirated Indian Vessel Moved to Undisclosed Location Over Ransom Demands
By Abdiqani Hassan BOSASSO, April 4 (Reuters) – Pirates who hijacked an Indian cargo dhow with 11 crew on board have moved the vessel to an undisclosed location within Galmudug...
Monday, April 3, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017
Friday, March 24, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Regional Anti-Piracy Chief in Somalia Says He’s Been Fired Over Illegal Fishing Comments
By Abdiqani Hassan BOSASSO, Somalia, March 21 (Reuters) – The head of anti-piracy operations in the semi-autonomous Puntland region of Somalia said he had been fired for speaking out about...
Monday, March 20, 2017
Somali Security Forces Urge NATO for More Action on Piracy
By Abdiqani Hassan BOSASSO, March 19 (Reuters) – Somali officials whose forces freed a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew said on Sunday that NATO ships must...
Friday, March 17, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
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