Tag: Aris 13

  • Is Somali Piracy Resurging?

    Conditions in Somalia have changed little since piracy’s heyday. Is Somali Piracy Resurging? Author: Dr Lisa Otto, Research Associate in Maritime Security Since the hijacking of an oil tanker off […]

  • UN sees piracy return

    Following a database fault, many of this week’s articles were deleted, so we are reposting them again. The UAE-owned tanker was the first commercial ship seized off the eastern African […]

  • Pirates release tanker

    Vessel released after negotiations with owner, local elders. Somalia ship hijack: Pirates release vessel without ransom Somali pirates who hijacked an oil tanker have released it without condition, according to […]

  • Piracy threatens to return

    Aris 13 is currently off the Puntland coast. Somalia ship hijack: Maritime piracy threatens to return By Frank Gardner, BBC security correspondent The hijacking of a merchant fuel tanker by […]

  • Pirates, PMPF exchange fire

    Somali force and pirates aboard hijacked vessel exchange fire Somali maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the hijackers of an oil tanker in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, the head […]

  • Pirates demand ransom

    Somali pirates return to old school ransom model. EU Naval Force Confirms Fuel Tanker Has Been Pirated off North Coast of Somalia The EU Naval Force, which is currently operating […]

  • Somali pirates hijack tanker

    Comoros-flagged Aris 13 hijacked off Puntland. Somali pirates suspected of first ship hijacking since 2012 An oil tanker has been hijacked by suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia, reports […]