Murky Waters: A Look at Piracy Attacks

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  • Two Americans Abducted on Southern Nigerian Coast
  • Somalia Pirates Hijack Greek Oil Tanker
  • French Oil Tank Hijacked by Somali Pirates
  • Crew Trapped at Sea for 1,000 Days Rescued From Pirates
  • Somali Pirates Hijack British Couple From Yacht
  •  Pirates Attack Cruise Ship Register to the Bahamas
  • Somali Pirates Release Hi-Jacked Chemical tank After a Year
  • Somali Pirates Hold Japanese Tanker for Ransom
  • Capt. Richard Phillips and the Maersk Alabama
  • Asian Pirates Target Oil Treasure
  • Maritime Crime

French Oil Tanker Hijacked by Somali Pirates

Sea Tankers, a French owned-Luxembourg flagged oil tanker, went missing in February and was presumed “hi-jacked in international waters” when the ship lost communication with its owners. The ship and the 17 crew members on board have yet to be rescued.

(Photo: Doelan Yann/Getty Images)

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