Murky Waters: A Look at Piracy Attacks

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Somali Pirates Hold Japanese Tanker for Ransom

The Golden Nori was seized by Somali pirates eight nautical miles off the African Horn coast in October 2007. The Japanese-owned Panama flagged ship contained 21 crew members. After demanding ransom, the pirates released the ship and crew in December 2007.

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