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October 28, 2007 Incident Off Somalia

Chinese crew outwit hijackers to save ship

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 free HK-managed vessel

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

Pirates capture HK-managed ship

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

It's not only pirates making money from piracy

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

Armed pirates target region's high seas

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