Somali Pirates

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May 2009 - Portal:Current Events
... frigate Corte-Real confiscates explosives from Somali pirates during an attempted hijacking ... Times) The bulk carrier MV Ariana is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean ... (Sky News) The French Navy frigate Nivôse captures 11 Somali pirates ...
USS Bainbridge (DDG-96) - History
... was dispatched in response to a hostage situation in which Somali pirates had seized control of an American-flagged cargo vessel, the Maersk Alabama ... captain offered to be taken hostage by the pirates in exchange for the safety of his crew ... shadowed and later encircled the Somali pirates during the standoff, at which time the pirates and Bainbridge began negotiating for the safe release of the captive captain ...
List Of Ships Attacked By Somali Pirates - List of Ships Captured or Attacked Off The Somali Coast - 2005
... Gas, a liquefied petroleum gas tanker, was seized by Somali pirates ... reportedly paid $315,000 to a representative of the Somali pirates in Mombasa, Kenya, according to a recent UN report ... food supplies for tsunami victims, was seized by pirates en route from Mombasa, Kenya to Bosasso, Somalia ...
USS James E. Williams (DDG-95) - Overview - History
... the status of the North Korean cargo vessel Dai Hong Dan, which had been taken over 29 Oct by Somali pirates ... ship midday local time and contacted the pirates via bridge-to-bridge radio, ordering them to give up their weapons ... At that point, the Korean crew had confronted the Somali pirates, regained control of the ship and began communicating with the USS James E ...
List Of Ships Attacked By Somali Pirates
... Piracy off the Somali coast has threatened international shipping since the beginning of Somalia's civil war in the early 1990s ... Since 2005, though, pirates have threatened and seized many ships ... A list of ships attacked by Somali pirates since that time is catalogued ...

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