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
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
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