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TAG: PIRATES


Pirates seize Iranian, Thai ships

Somali pirates successfully attacked an Iranian and a Thai fishing vessel over the past 24 hours, although one crew escaped, an anti-piracy expert...


This captain stared down pirates

Behind tugboat captain Viktor Nikolsky's steely visage lie memories of distant shores, daring adventures and a terrifying ordeal at the hands of...


How pirates spend their money

Pirates off the Horn of Africa hauled in hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years -- and funneled those funds into drugs, prostitution,...


Protecting ‘blue gold’ from pirates

Fishermen in the Seychelles have been victims of Somali pirates, but gunboats may not be enough to protect their...


Hunting for pirates off Somalia waters

CNN got an exclusive look as African Union security forces hunt for pirates in the waters off...


Hunting for pirates off Somalia waters

CNN got an exclusive look as African Union security forces hunt for pirates in the waters off...


Pirates cost us ‘$18 billion a year’

Somali pirates are pushing global trade costs up by billions of dollars per year, says the World Bank, with more than 1,000 pirate attacks...


Somali ‘pirates’ attack oil tanker off Mogadishu

Somali ‘pirates’ attack oil tanker off Mogadishu

Somali pirates attack tanker 1,000 nautical miles from Mogadishu Somali pirates on Monday November 9, 2009 attacked a 330-metre-long oil tanker some 400 nautical...