The crew of a hijacked mainland cargo ship were yesterday praised for their bravery and quick thinking in helping thwart a hijacking by Somali pirates off the southern coast of Iran.Sunday, 8 April, 2012, 12:00am
Somali pirates have freed the Hong Kong-managed chemical tanker Fairchem Bogey, almost five months after the ship was hijacked in a daring attack in the outer port area of Salalah in Oman.17 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
A Hong Kong-managed ship was captured by Somali pirates for the first time - attacked at anchor off a port in Oman in a dawn raid yesterday that could signal bold new tactics by bandits plaguing the Indian Ocean.21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
Piracy off Somalia is proving a great business - and not just for the pirates.
Escalating attacks on commercial ships plying the main Asia-Europe route have spawned a growing industry for shipping lawyers, insurers and hostage negotiators.22 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
THE Hong Kong region is singled out for concern in an international report which details the hijacking of ships by pirates using firearms and excessive violence.14 Feb 1995 - 12:00am