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Pirates Raid Greek Ship At Port In Nigeria

Gunmen have boarded an unloaded Greek-owned tanker anchored near a major Nigerian port, killing at least one crew member and taking three more hostage. 162 more words

World

The Legend of Zheng Shi: Badass Lady Pirate

According to legend, the greatest pirate ever to have lived may have been a woman by the name of Zheng Shi

According to legend, the greatest pirate ever to have lived was a woman known by several names, including Zheng Yi Sao, Zheng Shi, Cheng Shih, Madame Ching, and more. 636 more words

History

Weekly Press Review - 16 January 2015

The release of the International Maritime Bureau’s global report made headlines this week with the revelation that in 2014 Asia accounted for three-quarters of global maritime piracy.  179 more words

Weekly Press Review

Sri Lanka's election upset just destroyed a linchpin of China's foreign policy

Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa just conceded defeat to his one-time ally, Maithripala Sirisena, in an upset that will have an impact far beyond the teardrop-shaped island and its 20 million residents. 459 more words

Unusual Container Weight Fraud Uncovered

The International Maritime Bureau has been alerted to a fraud involving a shipping container’s weight and size that is atypical of what one might out of a container weight fraud case; the tare weight, or unladen weight of the container itself was unrealistically falsified and much higher than the actual, correct weight of the container. 473 more words

International Shipping

Pirates release Vietnamese oil tanker

Hanoi: A Vietnamese oil tanker that vanished from radar last Friday shortly after leaving Singapore was pirated for diesel and cargo, according to its captain. 127 more words

Asean

Indonesia Natural Answer to Asian Piracy

 

In the first nine months of 2011, 352 pirate-related incidents took place across the globe (though it is worth mentioning that an estimated two-thirds of such incidents are slipped under the radar… 664 more words