Somali Pirates Hijack Oil Tanker Going To Us

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Somali pirates seized a tanker carrying crude oil from Saudi Arabia to the United States in the increasingly dangerous waters off East Africa, an official said Monday, an attack that could pose a huge environmental or security threat to the region....

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  • Somali Pirates Hijack Saudi Oil Tanker Going To US
    NAIROBI, Kenya – Crews on oil tankers aren't allowed to smoke above deck, much less carry guns, for fear of igniting the ship's payload. That's one of the main reasons Somali pirates met little resistance when they hijacked a U.S.-bound supertanker ...
    11/30/2009 - 8:13 am | View Link
  • Somali pirates hijack oil tanker
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  • Somali pirates hijack $20M of oil going to US
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