Pirates Attack Maersk Alabama Again

Pirates Attack Maersk Alabama Again

The American-flag ship seized by pirates in April repelled the attack; a captain was killed in a separate incident.

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  • US to recognise Somali government
    The US will on Thursday officially recognise Somalia's government in Mogadishu after more than 20 years, says a US official. The move could pave the way for US and international economic aid for the Horn of Africa nation. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce the news on Thursday at a meeting in Washington with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. More
  • U.S. involved in botched French raid
    U.S. troops lent "limited technical support" in France's bloody and unsuccessful bid in Somalia to rescue an intelligence agent who'd been held hostage for years, President Barack Obama said Sunday. More
  • France ups terror threat level after Mali strike
    The French president says the country will raise its domestic terror threat level after military action in Mali and Somalia, promising to increase protection at public buildings and transportation networks. More
  • Verizon chokes pirates' bandwidth
    US telecommunications group Verizon declares war on illegal downloaders, or pirates, who use technologies such as BitTorrent to steal copyrighted material. More
  • Africa, West combine to rout militants in Somalia
    The first Ugandan soldiers to fly into Somalia 5 1/2 years ago came under attack as soon as they arrived: Militants fired mortars at the new mission's welcome ceremony. Today, backed by a sweeping multinational effort that includes $338 million in U.S. More
  • Rolls-Royce has a low-tech solution to pirate attacks on high-tech boats
    Even with conventional ships, a cyber attack could be crippling as container-shipping giant AP Moller-Maersk learned in June when a cyberattack downed its online booking and other internal platforms, forcing it to halt operations at some terminals.
    08/10/2017 - 5:12 am | View Link
  • In Mumbai: 16 pirates sentenced to 7 years for hijacking vessel
    It was contended that Indian Navy ship INS Suvarna received an information about the attack on a merchant vessel, Maersk Kensington. The pirates attacked it from MV Morteza and two skiffs. The Indian Navy launched an operation against Morteza and in the ...
    08/7/2017 - 4:58 pm | View Link
  • In second of four cases, 16 Somali pirates get 7 years for bid to murder
    The accused, who had pleaded guilty, were happy to be going home soon. In this case, on March 26, the piracy attack on MV Maersk Kensington was thwarted west of Lakshadweep; 16 Somali pirates were arrested and 16 hostages rescued. Special public prosecutor ...
    08/7/2017 - 8:17 am | View Link
  • Mumbai court sentences 16 Somalian pirates to 7 years in jail
    While on patrol the Commander of the ship received a message from headquarters that a merchant vessel Maersk Kingston has come under attack by pirates. The pirates had two skiffs and a bigger vessel named Morteza which had been hijacked off Seychelles.
    08/7/2017 - 6:54 am | View Link
  • Sea Control 140 – The U.S. Coast Guard with Admiral Charles Michel
    You may have seen that we had a major attack on Maersk shipping and ports that shut them down for a while. The entire delivery chain was subject to a cyber attack and that concerns us because that industry is a model of efficiency; because it is reliant on ...
    07/30/2017 - 11:01 pm | View Link
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  • MV Maersk Tygra
    MV Maersk Tygra Maersk Alabama leaves ... who had previously been captain of Maersk Alabama until Richard Phillips relieved him eight days prior to the pirate attack.
    08/6/2017 - 5:25 am | View Website
  • Maersk Alabama hijacking
    The Maersk Alabama hijacking was a series of maritime ... and the pirates' lifeboat from Maersk ... Maersk Alabama has repelled two attacks since the ...
    08/4/2017 - 7:54 pm | View Website
  • Pirates Attack U.S.-Flagged Maersk Alabama
    The MV Maersk Alabama has thwarted another attack by Somali pirates, according to EU and US Navy officials. "Pirates fired automatic weapons on MV Maersk ...
    08/2/2017 - 2:24 am | View Website
  • Somali pirates again attack Maersk Alabama
    Somali pirates attacked the Maersk Alabama for the second time in seven months on Wednesday, but guards on board the U.S.-flagged cargo ship repelled the takeover ...
    07/18/2017 - 2:59 pm | View Website
  • Pirates Attack Maersk Alabama Again
    The American-flag ship seized by pirates in April repelled the attack; a captain was killed in a separate incident.
    11/14/2014 - 7:32 am | View Website
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