Somalia: Pirates Hijack Commercial Vessel for First Time Since 2012

Mar 14, 2017 | 14:18 GMT

Naval patrols and security countermeasures on commercial vessels will limit the risk of attacks like seizure of a bunkering tanker by pirates near the coast of Somalia. Unless Somali pirates can achieve multiple, sustained successes to finance a return of bigger organized crime groups, they will remain a minimal threat to commercial vessels....

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