Tag: monsoon

  • Lucky Escape

    In an extremely rare attack in the Bab-el-Mandeb strait, pirates came close to capturing a Singaporean-owned capesize bulker. The 170,000-dwt “Cape Spencer” came under fire last week from a gang using a […]

  • Summer 2010

    By Stephen Askins With the summer monsoons pushing into the Somali basin, another piracy “season” ends and the depressing cycle shows no real signs of being tamed. Headlines suggest an […]