Tag: Yemen

  • Seafarers Siezed

    A group of Filipino seafarers are reported to have been seized as they were about to embark on their ship at a port in Yemen’s far-eastern province of Mahrah. DFA […]

  • Spawning Piracy

    Failed state conditions which spawned piracy in Somalia are present in the “Arab Spring” disorders sweeping the Middle East, and will likely create a breeding ground for more pirates, particularly […]

  • Under Fire

    A Japanese chemical tanker came under fire in the Red Sea near Yemen Wednesday, but no one was injured and the ship remains operational, vessel owner Tokyo Marine Co. said […]

  • Yemen Fears

    As the Indian Ocean monsoons wane, international shipping companies are bracing themselves for a new season of piracy as Yemen adds to concerns. Sana’a, the capital, has seen days of […]

  • Bunker Hub

    Somali pirates have been using Yemen’s remote Horn of Africa island of Socotra as a refuelling hub enabling their attack craft to stay restocked for longer periods at sea and […]

  • Case Delay

    In the US, Federal prosecutors want to push back the trial date for 14 suspected pirates by nearly a year. Thirteen Somalis and a man from Yemen have pleaded not […]