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Pirate Attacks Up in West Africa and Indonesia

While piracy in some areas is down, it is disheartening to know that the threat of piracy has become a problem over more widespread of an area. One hundred and two incidents of piracy and armed robbery have been reported … Continue reading

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Pirate Attack Near Maldives Expands Unsafe Zone

The hijack of a ship by Somali pirates in the waters of the Maldives may keep cruising yachts away from the idyllic necklace of atolls in the central Indian Ocean. Up until now, the Maldives has been a popular stopping … Continue reading

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Chandler’s Recount Their Pirate Attack in Detail

This intense look at the play by play of a pirate attack is well-worth the read. From The New York Times: “It wasn’t really a pretty night,” Rachel Chandler recalled. Small, sloshing waves were coming from the southeast, and a … Continue reading

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