Somali piracy resurfaces bearing characteristics at height of threat

Worrying signs that attacks could extend far out into the Indian Ocean from East Africa.

The attack on the chemical tanker CPO Korea is being taken as one of the clearest recent indications that co-ordinated piracy action is re-emerging off the East Coast of Africa, with the capability to operate hundreds of miles out into the Indian Ocean.
The incident involving the 52,000-dwt CPO Korea (built 2009) occurred 300 nautical miles off the coast of Somalia.
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