Somali Pirates Demand Ransom For Hijacked Tanker
The men who seized an oil tanker and its eight-man crew say the captives are healthy but are demanding "compensation" for a rise in illegal fishing in Somali waters.
Shabelle, 15 March 2017
Armed men are demanding a ransom for the release of an oil tanker they have seized off the coast of Somalia and the crew is being held captive, the European Union anti-piracy… Read more »
Suspected pirates intercepted by United States naval forces in the Gulf of Aden(file photo).
VOA, 15 March 2017
The hijackers who seized an oil tanker and its eight-man crew off Somalia are demanding “compensation” for a rise in illegal fishing in Somali waters. Read more »
Al Jazeera, 15 March 2017
A volatile buildup of weapons and resentment along the northern Somali coast culminated in the hijack of an oil freighter this week, the first such seizure by Somali pirates since… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 15 March 2017
Observers have accused authorities of letting their guard amid a period of relative security for shipping companies operating in the strategic route. The hijacking marked the first… Read more »
VOA, 14 March 2017
Somali officials say pirates have hijacked an oil tanker in the Indian Ocean and guided it to the coast of Puntland region. Sources tell VOA's Somali service that the ship is… Read more »