Tag: Maersk Alabama

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • In Harm’s Way

    More than half the crew members of the Maersk Alabama, a container ship that was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009, are suing for nearly $50million claiming that their captain put […]

  • 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 […]

  • Saving Captain Phillips

    Tom Hanks is attached to play Captain Richard Phillips in Sony’s adaptation of the Captain’s memoir about the Somali pirate hostage situation that went down in 2009. The film will follow […]

  • Popular Pirate Prize

    To be attacked once is unlucky, twice is perhaps unfortunate…three times? Well judge for yourself as the Maersk Alabama has been targeted yet again by suspected Somali pirates. This at […]

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