Maritime Piracy Statistics

Piracy and robbery at the sea is a common phenomenon that the shipping industry all over the world has to face. The pirates are a group of people who wait for a chance to rob or steal articles form a ship. They also take hostages and demand [...]

Somali Pirates Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment

A court in the town of Mombasa, Kenya has sentenced seven Somalis to go through five years imprisonment for acts of piracy. The gang was convicted of attacking the German Navy tanker FGS Spessart in the Gulf of Aden on March 29 of the last year. [...]