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Pirates free oil tanker with 22 Indian crew in Gulf of Guinea

8 months, 12 days ago
MUMBAI: Pirates freed a ship carrying 22 Indian crew and 13,500 tonnes of gasoline on Tuesday, Hong Kong-based Anglo-Eastern, which was managing the ship, said in a statement. “All crew members are reported to be safe and well and the…

Somali pirates hijack Pakistani ship

1 year, 6 months ago
MOGADISHU: Somali pirates have hijacked a Pakistani cargo vessel off the coast of Central Somalia a day after they had seized an Indian commercial vessel Al Kausar. A Pakistani-owned cargo vessel carrying food was hijacked off the coast…

Somali pirates seize Indian ship, 11 crew members: owner

1 year, 6 months ago
MOGADISHU: Somali pirates have seized an Indian cargo ship and 11 crew members, the ship's owner said Monday, as a recent series of hijackings raises fears of a resurgence in piracy. The "Al Kausar" is the third vessel to be hijacked in…

Somali pirates back on the radar

1 year, 7 months ago
NAIROBI: The seizing of the Aris 13 tanker and its Sri Lankan crew on Monday -- the first successful attack by Somali pirates since 2012 -- came as little surprise to John Steed of the Oceans Beyond Piracy campaign group. International…

Multinational “Aman-17” naval exercise kicks off

1 year, 8 months ago
KARACHI: International naval exercise "Aman-17" kicked off in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Karachi on Friday, ARY News reported. Thirty-six countries are participating or observing the international naval exercise. The joint…

Somali pirates free 26 hostages held for nearly 5 years

1 year, 11 months ago
NAIROBI: Pirates in Somalia have released 26 Asian hostages held captive for nearly five years after their fishing vessel was hijacked, negotiators said on Saturday. The crew of the Naham 3, the second longest held hostages by Somali…