Tag: hijack attempt

  • Attack Foiled

    A chemical oil tanker foiled a hijack attempt by pirates near the Omani port of Salalah on Sunday, a day after a tanker and crew were snatched from inside the […]

  • Tanker Targets

    Somali pirates, driven north by monsoon rains, will probably attack more tankers navigating the Strait of Hormuz. The strait handles 17 percent of the global trade in oil, according to […]

  • Iran Rescue

    An attempt by the Somali pirates to hijack a container ship in the Gulf of Aden was stopped after Iranian warships rushed to the scene and attacked the pirates’ vessels. […]