'Resurrection' of Somali Pirate Attacks Feared After Tanker Shootout

by EOGHAN MACGUIRE As the chemical tanker CPO Korea passed the coast of Somalia late last month, security personnel aboard the ship noticed a blue-hulled skiff rapidly moving towards them. Warning shots were fired by guards as the approaching vessel closed-in, only for gunfire to be swiftly returned. To continue reading, please click here. Source: nbcnews.com

Boat that attacked gas tanker off Yemen carried explosives: shipowner

By Jonathan Saul Unknown assailants who opened fire on a gas tanker last week off the coast of Yemen were also carrying a “substantial amount of explosives”, the vessel’s owner said on Thursday, and a maritime source said it may have been an attempted suicide attack. Security experts said the new details of the Oct. […]