Tag: Captain Phillips

  • Securing the Philippines

    Piracy and terrorism off the Philippines. Nightmarish waters ripe for robust solutions BY EI SUN OH It is no secret that the eastern coasts of my home state of Sabah […]

  • Air patrols for Philippines

    President says leasing the TC-90 aircraft was part of government efforts to protect Philippine territory Philippines to lease Japan planes to patrol disputed waters Manila will lease five military planes […]

  • Manila asks Japan for large patrol ships

    The Philippines is the Southeast Asian nation most at odds with China over the South China Sea. Manila asks Japan for large ships to patrol South China Sea MANILA (Reuters) […]

  • Eradicate pirates’ nests

    Marine union calls for tougher action from US against pirates. Captain Phillips Wants Pirates’ Nests Eradicated The White House unveiled a new policy to combat maritime piracy that recommends various diplomatic cooperative strategies and alludes […]

  • Pirates threatened to burn Scots skipper to death

    A SCOTTISH sea captain seized by Nigerian pirates has told how he was threatened with being burnt to death during an ordeal that ended only when a £50,000 ransom was […]

  • How Close Did Captain Philips Get?

    The film Captain Phillips is “based on a true story” of the 2009 hijacking of an American ship by Somali pirates. How Close Did ‘Captain Philips’ Get To The Real Life Piracy […]

  • Captain Phillips Opens in London

    “Captain Phillips”, a film starring Tom Hanks and based on the true story of the pirating of the Maersk Alabama in 2009, is set to open in London ‘Captain Phillips’ to […]

  • A Captain’s Duty

    Tom Hanks to play Captain Phillips in a pirate film which may be titled Maersk Alabama after the name of Captain Phillips’ ship. The film will be concerned largely with […]