Murky Waters: A Look at Piracy Attacks

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  • Maritime Crime
  • 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

Although Somali piracy is at an all-time low, according to a report submitted on Wednesday from Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations, Nigerian waters are still among the most dangerous in the world. Nigerian pirates attacked an American flagged oil vessel on Thursday, abducting two U.S. citizens. BET.com goes inside recent acts of piracy. — Dominique Zonyéé

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