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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    The Gulf of Aden has been vulnerable to piracy since 2008 when pirates escalated hijack and ransom attempts on merchant ... They also fired on a Greek oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman, but were driven off by onboard security. In this kind of volatile ...
    07/4/2017 - 3:10 pm | View Link
  • Somali pirates are back. Only a strong state can put an end to their activities
    The Gulf of Aden has been vulnerable to piracy since 2008 when pirates escalated hijack and ransom attempts on merchant ships ... They also fired on a Greek oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman, but were driven off by onboard security. In this kind of volatile ...
    07/2/2017 - 11:53 pm | View Link
  • Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship
    Somali pirates hijacked an oil tanker last month, the first commandeering of a vessel ... India's ministry of external affairs told Reuters it could not confirm the hijack but some local Indian media reported the ship was called Al Kaushar.
    04/2/2017 - 11:59 pm | View Link
  • Somali pirates release oil tanker and crew after first hijack for five years
    Somali pirates who seized a Comoros-flagged oil tanker have released the ship and its eight Sri Lankan crew, bringing the first hijacking since 2012 to an unusually swift conclusion without the payment of a ransom. The release followed a gunfight earlier ...
    03/16/2017 - 9:38 am | View Link
  • Somali pirates hijack first commercial ship since 2012
    NAIROBI Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board ... director general of Puntland’s marine police forces, told Reuters by phone. Puntland is a semi-autonomous northern region of Somalia. Alula is a port town there where ...
    03/14/2017 - 5:54 am | View Link
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    A group of Somali pirates and private security forces exchanged gunfire as the pirates attempted to hijack a cargo ship.
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    04/3/2017 - 2:10 am | View Website
  • Somali pirates hijack Sri Lankan oil tanker with eight on ...
    Pirates hijack an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, a Somali official says, in the first hijacking of a large commercial ship since 2012.
    03/14/2017 - 8:13 pm | View Website
  • Oil tanker hijacked off Somali coast
    An oil tanker has been hijacked off the coast of Somalia, raising fears Somali pirates could be back in action after almost five years.
    03/14/2017 - 8:53 am | View Website
  • Pirates hijack oil tanker off the coast of Somalia
    MOGADISHU, Somalia — Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia, Somali officials and piracy experts said Tuesday, the first such ...
    03/14/2017 - 8:03 am | View Website
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