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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Somali Pirates Apprehended After Attack on Oil Tanker
In one of the first pirate attacks in 2014 five Somali pirates were apprehended after they unsuccessfully tried to board an oil tanker. The oil tanker private security team repelled the attackers. The European Naval Force boarded the pirate mothership and took the five prisoners for subsequent legal action. Learn more in "Suspects Apprehended in 2014's First Gulf of Aden Pirate Attack", Maritime Executive, January 20, 2014.