Somali pirates release hijacked ship, crew without ransom

Somali pirates released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew on Thursday, a…

Somali forces clash with pirates in Puntland

Somalia’s maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the pirates, who hijacked the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13, in…

‘Hijacked Aris 13 vessel an easy target for Somali pirates’ 

The tanker Aris 13 hijacked in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia was an “easy target…

Somali pirates demand ransom for crew of hijacked tanker

Somali pirates that hijacked the bunker tanker Aris 13 in the Gulf of Aden on Tuesday…

EU extends Somali counter-piracy patrols to 2018 

The European Union’s naval mission will keep patrolling for pirates off the coast of Somalia for…

Resurrection of Somali pirate attacks 

As the chemical tanker CPO Korea passed the coast of Somalia late last month, security personnel…

UN Security Council says Somali piracy still a matter of grave concern 

The UN Security Council has renewed its authorization for international naval forces to join in fighting…

Somali pirates now focus on smaller vessels, says UN

It has been almost three years since Somali pirates successfully hijacked a large commercial vessel but…

First Somali pirate attack in years raises risks for ships    

Merchant vessels sailing through busy shipping lanes between Somalia and Yemen may be underestimating the risk…

Somali pirates attack first ship in two and a half years

Somali pirates launched their first attacked on a merchant vessel in more than two and a half…

Somali pirates attack first ship in two and a half years

Somali pirates launched their first attacked on a merchant vessel in more than two and a…

Photos of Somali hostages who were freed after 5 years in captivity

Somali pirates have released 26 hostages after nearly five years in captivity, according to an organization…

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