Tag: John Steed

  • Pirates and criminal masterminds

    John Steed discusses modern pirate gangs. Sea pirates of the 21st century are gangs run by criminal masterminds – hostage negotiator The high seas in the 21st century are as […]

  • Hostages escape after five months

    Unclear whether captors were pirates or fishermen. Iranian ship and crew escape after 5 months in captivity off Somali coast An Iranian fishing vessel and its crew have escaped after […]

  • SHADE meeting opens in Bahrain

    Naval forces and NGOs meet to discuss piracy threat.  Delegates meet to discuss the international counter-piracy effort Representatives from around the world have come together in Bahrain to discuss the […]

  • Seafarer charity helped Albedo escape

    UNODC and MPHRP worked together to free hostages. Seafarer charity helped Albedo escape A seafarer charity played a leading role in the successful escape of 11 seafarers held by Somali […]

  • The Forgotten Somali Pirate Hostages

    The long ordeal for Abedo hostages took a turn for the worse nine days ago when the ship sank in shallow waters of the notorious pirate town of Haradheere The […]