Tag: Hobyo

  • Qatar To Build New Port In Somalia’s Hobyo, Near Bab-el-Mandeb Strait

    August 20: Qatar plans to build a new seaport at Somalia’s Hobyo, a potentially strategic investment in an area of East Africa fiercely contested by Gulf rivals. Hobyo, in the central region […]

  • Hijacked dhow freed

    Galmudug forces free ship, but eight hostages in pirate hands. Somalia piracy: Indian ship freed but hijackers take crew Somali security forces have rescued an Indian cargo ship seized by […]

  • Pirates demand ransom

    Pirates seem to be testing their old business model. Somali pirates seek ransom for Indians Pirates who hijacked an Indian cargo dhow with 11 crew members on board have moved […]

  • Fourth hijacking off Somalia

    Fourth hijack sets alarm bells ringing. Pirates hijack Pakistani boat off Somali coast MOGADISHU: Pirates on Tuesday hijacked a Pakistani boat, Salama 1, off the coast of Somalia with an […]

  • Hijacked dhow off Hobyo

    Al Kaushar believed to be off former piracy stronghold. EU naval force says seized Indian cargo dhow now in vicinity of Hobyo, Somalia An Indian registered cargo dhow that was […]

  • Somali CG train with NATO

    Ocean Shield forces pass knowledge on to local actors. Coast Guards trained by NATO ship off the coast of Somalia SOMALI BASIN- On October 12 and 13, Task Force 508 […]

  • Pirates and clan fight in Somalia

    Fight breaks out leaving several injured.  Several people injured in fighting between pirates and local residents in Somalia Bitter fighting between Somali pirates and clan militias have on Tuesday morning […]

  • Party Over?

    Most piracy experts agree that it’s too early to declare victory, however, the numbers are startling: in 2010 pirates seized 47 vessels, so far this year only 5 Somali pirates’ […]

  • In Fighting

    At least three people have died and two other injured following a heavy fight within a group of Somali pirates in the Hobyo district of Somalia. All those killed during […]

  • Cash Quarrel

    One pirate died and two others were wounded when pirates clashed over a ransom dispute. Two different pirate groups fought over the Greek-owned “MV Polar”, currently being held off Hobyo. […]