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End of an ordeal: Sailors reunite with their loved ones after 4 years

End of an ordeal: Sailors reunite with their loved ones after ...

Seven Indian sailors aboard the MV Asphalt Venture, who were taken hostage by Somali pirates in 2010 and were freed on October 30, finally flew into Mumbai from Nairobi on Monday afternoon.  An Indian sailor embraces his family members on arriving at Mumbai airport on Monday. He was one of the seven Indian sailors who had been taken hostage by Somali pirates. Photograph courtesy: Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme/Facebook After spending four long years in fear of their ..., 1 month ago
Sailors reveal 4 yrs of hell in Somalia Mumbai Mirror, 1 month ago

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DNA, 1 month ago


As the last of the Indian sailors held by Somalian pirates return home, survivors relive the horrors of being held hostage for years It was a little after 9 at night on 28 September 2010 when the general alarm rang aboard MV Asphalt Venture .
 Open2 weeks ago

Three sailors reach home after four years of captivity

Two Keralites and a sailor from Tamil Nadu, who were among the seven Indians released by Somali pirates after four years of captivity, reached their respective home towns today. Unnikrishanan Bhaskaran (60) and K George Joseph (40) of Kerala and ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

Shady agents leave Indian seamen in distress

, MT ITB Jacksonville, a barge carrying crude oil went up in flames off the Nigerian coast. Of the 9,000 tonnes of crude oil it was transporting, 4,000 tonnes was illegal cargo. Four severely burnt and decomposed bodies were pulled out after the ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Indian Express

Sailor freed by pirates recounts horror: Begged for food, water

Bahadur Singh in Mumbai on Wednesday. (Source: Express photo by Vasant Prabhu) By:Santoshee Gulabkali Mishra Bahadur Singh, a 57-year-old sailor from Ranakapura village in Haryana, is among seven Indians who arrived in Mumbai last week after ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Southeast Asia from Scott Circle: Five Events That Will Shape Southeast Asia in 2015

Dec 18, 2014 As we prepare to leave 2014 behind, we explore five events that are expected to shape the coming year in Southeast Asia: Elections in Myanmar. Parliamentary elections slated for Myanmar in late 2015 will test whether the country's ...
 Center for Strategic and International Studies14 hours ago
Town Hall

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

They each turned a moment of violence into a call to action. For James Brady, that moment was when he was shot and wounded by a would-be presidential assassin. For Chung Eun-yong, it was the killings of his two children during a Korean War massacre.
 Town Hall1 day ago
Abu Dhabi National

Somali piracy threat always on the horizon

The name Captain Phillips is familiar to millions around the world. He was the subject of the 2013 Tom Hanks film about an American cargo ship skipper who was freed by US Navy Seals after being taken captive by Somali pirates in 2009. Almost no ...
 Abu Dhabi National2 days ago

China helps fight piracy off Somalia

A senior US State Department official praised China's efforts in global counterpiracy in the waters off Somalia, a busy sea lane where attacks and hijacking of commercial ships worry many nations. Todd Chapman, principal deputy assistant secretary ...
 CHINAdaily1 week ago

Maritime guns-for-hire adapt as Somali pirate attacks decline The online news portal of TV5 SINGAPORE - Cash-strapped maritime security firms are being forced to use fewer costly elite guards and to diversify into other businesses such as cyber security, as a steep decline in Somali pirate ...
 Interaksyon1 week ago Maritime Guns for Hire Adapt to Changes in Sea Piracy  Gulf Oil And Gas1 week ago Maritime Security Guards Adapt to Decline in Somali Pirate Attacks  Insurance Journal2 weeks ago Maritime Security Firms Adapt to Changes in Piracy, Stiff Competition  GCaptain2 weeks ago
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