• Trawler Rescue

    The Government of Puntland State of Somalia has rescued 14 Myanmar  fishermen held as hostages by Somali pirates. During a press conference in the Puntland capital of Garowe, the Government […]

  • Famine Threat

    Relatives of 17 Algerian sailors held by pirates since January demonstrated Wednesday to demand their release. The concerned families, fear the men may not survive Somalia’s famine and the Ramadan fast. The […]

  • Piracy DVD

    London-based Steamship Mutual, a leading P&I Club, announced the imminent launch of its latest Loss Prevention DVD entitled “PIRACY – The Menace at Sea”. The Club described the current piracy […]

  • Company Slammed

    A Danish shipping company has had complaints filed against it for allegedly neglecting its duties in connection to six of its sailors who have been held hostage by Somali pirates […]

  • Outstanding Bravery

    A captain who kept his crew and vessel safe despite suffering an attack from Somali pirates that nearly cost him his life will receive a prestigious annual award for bravery […]

  • Ordeal Relived

    Tortured by a group of drunk pirates and starved for days together, six Indian sailors from”MV Suez”, have commented on their time in captivity at the hands of Somali pirates. […]

  • Danger Zone

    With no answers in sight on the fight against piracy the unions are yet again forced to consider the “nuclear” option. The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) has adopted a […]

  • Death Toll

    62 seafarers have died in the past four years as a direct result of piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean. The deaths have been brought about through deliberate […]

  • List of Shame

    The latest list of confirmed vessels held by Somali pirates is as follows and consists of 19 ships with around 392 crew in captivity. The longest currently held vessel has […]

  • Indian Plea

    Somalian Ambassador to India Ebyan Mahamed Salah has urged pirates to release the remaining seven Indian crew members of “MV Asphalt Venture” being held hostage for the past few months […]