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Passenger Fought Off Pirates With Deck Chair

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
A British vacationer is being hailed a hero after he thwarted gun-toting pirates attacking a cruise ship — by throwing a deck chair at them.... Source: FOXNews [wp_geo_map] Read More


Sunday, April 26th, 2009
26.04.2009: 1942 UTC: Posn: 01:17S - 055:40E, About 645 nm ESE of Mogadishu, Somalia. [wp_geo_map]   Pirates in a skiff attacked and fired upon a passenger vessel underway. The attempted boarding was unsuccessful due to vessels evasive manoeuvres and the armed security team onboard the vessel. Vessel sustained light damages. Read More

Italian Cruise Ship Fires on Somali Pirates

Sunday, April 26th, 2009
ROME —  An Italian cruise ship with 1,500 people on board fended off a pirate attack far off the coast of Somalia when its Israeli private security forces exchanged fire with the bandits and drove them away, the commander said Sunday. Source: FOXNews Read More