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Iran Frees Vessel Hijacked In Indian Ocean-Report

Iran Frees Vessel Hijacked In Indian Ocean-Report

Iranian forces fought Somali pirates for two days to free a hijacked ship in the Indian Ocean last week;13 pirates arrested.

April 4, 2012 8:46

Somali pirates free Greek-owned cargo ship

Somali pirates have freed a Greek-owned bulk carrier held off the Horn of Africa coast for seven months after a multi-million dollar ransom was air-dropped to secure its release, a pirate source and local maritime expert said on Friday.

October 1, 2011 12:35

Somali pirates release mongolian-flagged ship in Oman

Somali pirates have released a Mongolian-flagged bulk carrier they seized off the coast of Oman in January after receiving a ransom, pirates and a maritime monitoring group said.

September 17, 2011 3:25
Pirate Threat Costing Billions

Pirate Threat Costing Billions

CNN's Zain Verjee looks at the emotional and financial costs of piracy on the high seas.

April 6, 2011 2:16
Business of… Piracy

Business of… Piracy

Arrgghh, matey! Kipp takes a look at the modern version of an ancient seafaring crime: Piracy. Who’s behind it, what do they do, and how much do they make?

February 6, 2011 4:21