Tag: captured pirates

  • Maldives arrests pirates

    Maldives security forces capture pirate vessels Mohamed Rehan Defense Minister Adam Shareef Umar has confirmed the two sea vessels captured by local security forces during last week are pirates. The […]

  • Suspected pirates transferred

    Men captured after series of incidents. 6 suspected Somali pirates transferred to Seychelles for possible trial By: Daniel Laurence Edited by: Betymie Bonnelame (Seychelles News Agency) – Six suspected Somali pirates […]

  • Somali pirates arrested

    Recent series of incidents sees arrests. EUNAVFOR’s Italian ship Virginio Fasan Chases and Captures Suspected Pirates EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates […]

  • SOMS pirates arrested

    Men picked up at beginning of month. Indonesia navy arrests 15 alleged pirates in Singapore Strait The Indonesian Navy’s Western Fleet Quick Response Unit (WFQR) has arrested 15 alleged pirates […]

  • Pirates used AIS

    Malaysian authorities have come down hard on the hijacking gang took a Thai-flagged tanker earlier this month. Pirates used AIS tracking app to identify ship to hijack Local reports said […]

  • Pirates convicted in India

    Men have already served six years on remand. Somalian pirates convicted for 2010 hijacking can return home in a year By Sailee Dhayalkar More than six years after they were […]

  • Why be a pirate?

    What are the key piracy drivers? Why be a pirate? Understanding motivations for piracy Zamzam Tatu, M&C Saatchi World Services, Kenya Following primary research recently conducted at Montagne Posse Prison, Seychelles, […]

  • Captured pirates handed over

    Pirate leader, Aw Koombe, two others handed over in Puntland. Chinese navy hands over three pirates to Somali authorities By Abdiqani Hassan A Chinese navy ship handed over three suspected […]

  • Crew held for nine days

    Al Kausar crew and vessel now free. Captain of Boat Seized by Somali Pirates Says Crew Held for 9 Days Harun Maruf The captain of an Indian boat hijacked by […]

  • Hijackers sentenced

    Long jail terms and corporal punishment handed out. 8 Indonesians get lengthy jail terms for hijacking Malaysian oil tanker By Samhati Bhattacharjya A Malaysian court sentenced eight Indonesians to between […]

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