Saturday 23 June 2018
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Pirates seize Greek-owned carrier off Oman

Pirates seized a Greek-owned bulk carrier in the North Arabian sea on Monday, taking the 23-strong crew hostage, the European Union's anti-piracy taskforce said. EU Navfor said the MV Dover was hijacked about 260 nautical miles north east


Pirates pick up ransom, free Greek ship

Somali pirates have released a Panama-registered cargo ship they seized two months ago, after a ransom was air-dropped on to the vessel, maritime officials said on Sunday. The bulk carrier Navios Apollon was seized about 800 miles off the


‘Ransom paid to Somali pirates’

The owners of a Greek ship held by Somali pirates for more than six months said the company had paid a ransom to the gunmen holding it and were now waiting for the Maltese-flagged Ariana to be freed. Pirates from Somalia have made tens of

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