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Somali pirates seize UAE owned ship


March 30th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 29 (IANS) Somali pirates have seized a United Arab Emirates (UAE) owned cargo ship with 24 crew in waters off Somalia, a regional maritime official said Monday. Andrew Mwangura of the ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack Indian vessel


December 14th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Dec 14 (IANS) Pirates have hijacked an Indian vessel off the coast of Somalia, Xinhua reported Monday. Andrew Mwangura, the East African Coordinator of Seafarers' Assistance Program (SAP), confirmed that the vessel, ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release Greek ship


December 13th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Dec 13 (Xinhua) Somali pirates Saturday freed a Greek chemical tanker hijacked Oct 10 in the Gulf of Aden with a crew of 20, a regional maritime official confirmed Saturday.Andrew Mwangura, ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack tanker with 25 Indians aboard


November 28th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 28 (Xinhua) Somali pirates have hijacked a Liberian-flagged chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden, with 25 Indians among a 30-man team of crew on board, a maritime official said ... Read more...

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Talks underway for release of Saudi oil tanker from pirates


November 21st, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 21 (Xinhua) Talks are underway for the release of a Saudi-owned oil supertanker hijacked by Somali pirates last weekend, a maritime official said Friday. Andrew Mwangura of East Africa's Seafarers ... Read more...

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Somali forces free hijacked Indian ship


October 22nd, 2008 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Oct 21 (Xinhua) Security forces in Somalia have freed an Indian ship hours after reports that it had been hijacked, officials said Tuesday.The security forces apprehended four pirates while four other ... Read more...

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Somali pirates seize Japanese, Iranian vessels


August 21st, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 21 (Xinhua) Armed Somali pirates have hijacked a Japanese tanker and an Iranian bulk carrier in the Gulf of Aden, a regional maritime official said Thursday.Andrew Mwangura, the coordinator of ... Read more...

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Pirates hijack Malaysian tanker off Somalia coast


August 20th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 20 (Xinhua) Armed pirates have seized a Malaysian tanker carrying palm oil in the Gulf of Eden off the coast of Somalia, regional maritime officials said Wednesday.Andrew Mwangura of the ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release MV Victoria


May 23rd, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by admin
Nairobi, May 23 (ANI) : Somali pirates have released MV Victoria, a cargo ship, they abducted on May 17 off the Somalia coast . About a dozen crew members from India, Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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