Piracy is a very serious threat to seafarers.
To give you an idea how deadly it is when pirates attack a ship, here’s how Abduwali Muse & his cohorts endangered the lives of seafarers toiling on board a US-registered container ship. 501 more words
“So you’re going to be a Somali pirate?”
This is the first question my friends asked when I told them I was going to the Solomon Islands. 153 more words
An American cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates provoking a hostage situation and intervention by the might of the U.S. military.
This true life story based upon the experiences of Captain Richard Phillips is presented in the pseudo-documentary style that has worked so effectively in the past for director Paul Greengrass and features a typically worthy performance by its star Tom Hanks. 118 more words