Tanker PANTELENA was hijacked and held by pirates for 9 days
Captain of Greek tanker PANTELENA spoke to Georgia First Channel TV and said, that tanker was hijacked on Aug 1...
Seafarers Taken Hostage by Pirates to Get Full Wages during Captivity
Seafarers held captive by pirates will be paid all their contractual entitlements, it was agreed at the third meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva.
Pirates rob Thai oil tanker of 1.5 million litres of diesel in Malaysian waters
A Thai oil tanker was attacked by pirates on Friday (June 23) and robbed of 1.5 million litres of diesel fuel...
Somali Pirates Hijack Cargo Vessel off Yemen
Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo vessel en route from Dubai to either Bosasso, Somalia or Al Mukalla, Yemen, in the vicinity of Socotra, Dryad Maritime told World Maritime News referring to the data from United Kingdom Marine Trade Operations (UKMTO).
Pirates Release Dhow Seized off Somalia
The pirates have released the ocean going dhow that was hijacked on March 23rd in the vicinity of Eyl, Somalia, the IMB piracy reporting centre confirmed.
Somali Pirates Hijack Another Vessel, Use It as Mothership?
The Somali pirates have hijacked another vessel off the coast of Somalia, a representative from Oceans Beyond Piracy confirmed to World Maritime News.
Somali Pirates Keep 7 Hostages on Hijacked Vessel
Somali pirates have kept 7 hostages on board the vessel hijacked last week off Somalia, indicating that it could be intended for use as a mother ship for further attacks, Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) cited local reports.