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Why Did 'Captain Phillips' Have to Be a True Story?

Captain Phillips is the mostly true story of Captain Phillips.  A captain of a container ship, which was boarded by somali pirates in 2009.  And if you’re all like “yeah, yeah, yeah who cares?”  No.   556 more words

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Maersk Fleet

Over 1,000 Maersk vessels sail the world ocean today. We’ve been at the helm for over 100 years, setting a course for exploration, discovery and innovation. 218 more words

Nostromo

Kenyan aid workers freed in Somalia after two years

Source: AFP

Three Kenyan aid workers held hostage by pirates in northern Somalia for close to two years have been freed unharmed, their employer said Friday. 292 more words

Somalia

GMI PhD student provides data for new report about state of maritime piracy

Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP), a project of One Earth Future Foundation, has launched the fourth installment of its annual reports detailing the economic and human costs of African maritime piracy. 337 more words

Greenwich Maritime Institute