Somali pirates free chemical tanker hijacked a year ago

Somali pirates free chemical tanker hijacked a year ago

Somali pirates have released a chemical tanker they hijacked a year ago with more than 20 crew on board after receiving a ransom, the pirates and a minister from the semi-autonomous Puntland

Somali pirates free chemical tanker hijacked a year ago

Somali pirates have released a chemical tanker they hijacked a year ago with about 20 crew on board after receiving a ransom, the pirates and a minister from the semi-autonomous Puntland region

Somali Pirates Hijack Chemical Tanker, Release Greek Cargo

Nov 28, 2008 · Somali pirates hijacked a chemical tanker with dozens of Indian crew members on board Friday, and three British security guards were rescued by …

Pirates Release Tanker and 26 Crew Seized Last Year

Somali pirates released a Greek-owned crude oil tanker and its 26 crew members seized 10 months ago in the Arabian Sea, the vessel’s owner, Dynacom Tankers Management, said Monday.

Somali pirates free chemical tanker | IOL News

Bosasso, Somalia – Somali pirates have released a chemical tanker they hijacked a year ago with about 20 crew on board after receiving a ransom, the pirates …

Liveleak.com – Somali pirates free Japan tanker

Piracy is a major problem for shipping off Somalia A gang of Somali pirates has left a Japanese chemical tanker they hijacked six weeks ago, freeing its crew and ending a stand-off with US navy ships. The pirates ended their occupation of the vessel just days after demanding a $1m (?500,000) ransom.

Somali Pirates Free Greek Oil Tanker Seized 10 Months Ago

MT Smyrni was the second tanker to be freed by Somali pirates within the last few days. A chemical tanker hijacked a year ago with more than 20 crew on board was also released last week.

Somali pirates free chemical tanker, official says | Reuters

Mar 16, 2010 · Somali pirates free chemical tanker, official says 2 Min Read Pirates on a speed boat near the enclave of Eyl, Somalia in this framegrab made from a November 24, 2008 TV footage.

List of ships attacked by Somali pirates – Wikipedia

A Japanese chemical tanker, MV Golden Nori was hijacked off the coast of Somalia. USS Porter , an Arleigh Burke -class destroyer , sank the skiffs used by the pirates , but they still controlled the tanker.

List of ships attacked by Somali pirates in 2010 – Wikipedia

The fishing boats MV Prantalay 11, 12, and 14 were captured approximately 1,900 km (1,200 mi) east of Somalia, near the Indian coast, the farthest yet Somali pirates have struck. [33] [34] All three ships were captured by, and used as supply ships for, the pirates.

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BBC NEWS | Africa | Somali pirates free Japan tanker

Somali pirates free Japan tanker Piracy is a major problem for shipping off Somalia A gang of Somali pirates has left a Japanese chemical tanker they hijacked six weeks ago, freeing its crew and ending a stand-off with US navy ships.

Piracy off the coast of Somalia – Wikipedia

To address this, in June 2008, following a letter from the Somalian Transitional Federal Government (TFG) to the President of the UN Security Council requesting assistance for the TFG’s efforts to tackle acts of piracy off the coast of Somalia, the UN Security Council unanimously passed a declaration authorizing nations that have the consent of the Transitional Federal Government to enter Somali …

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Somali pirates free Greek oil tanker seized 10 months ago

Somali pirates have released a Greek-owned oil tanker and its 26 crew members who were seized 10 months ago in the Arabian Sea, the vessel’s owner, said Dynacom Tankers Management. The MT Smyrni, which was carrying one million barrels of crude, was hijacked in May last year …

Somali pirates free Greek oil tanker seized 10 months ago

Somali pirates have released a Greek-owned oil tanker and its 26 crew members who were seized 10 months ago in the Arabian Sea, the vessel’s owner, Dynacom Tankers Management, said on Monday.