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Mumbai court sends 16 Somali pirates to 7 years in prison

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 14,000 on each of them, while directing the government to deport them to Somalia after they serve their prison terms.

South Korea fishing vessel `hijacked` off Somalia

There have been at least eight attacks by Somali pirates in recent months and three successful hijackings.

 Indian Navy foils piracy attempt on Liberian vessel in Gulf of Aden

Indian Navy foils piracy attempt on Liberian vessel in Gulf of Aden

The navies of India and China last month had rescued a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden after it was hijacked by Somali pirates.

Eight Indians held by Somali pirates freed: Officials

Somali troops on Wednesday rescued eight Indians who had been taken hostage two days earlier by pirates near the coastal town of Hobyo.

Somali pirates flee hijacked Indian dhow, taking one crew member

"Our Galmudug forces attacked and rescued the Indian ship – however, the pirates disappeared with one crew and we are pursuing them," an official said.

China declines to acknowledge India's role in rescuing ship in Gulf of Aden

China on Monday denied any credit for the Indian Navy for rescuing a cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the strategic Gulf of Aden, claiming that its naval ship equipped with a helicopter saved the 19-member crew.

China ignores India's role in rescuing hijacked ship

China on Monday claimed full credit for rescuing a cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the strategic Gulf of Aden, ignoring Indian Navy's role in the operation.

India, China navies stop suspected Somali pirate attack on merchant vessel

A Chinese navy ship supported by an Indian navy helicopter thwarted an attack by suspected Somali pirates on a Tuvalu-flagged merchant ship, India's defence ministry said on Sunday.

Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship with 11 crew members aboard

Last month, Somali pirates hijacked an oil tanker, the first commandeering of a vessel since 2012, but released it after a fight with Puntland`s marine force.
 

Illegal fishing off Somalia risks piracy return: Report

Rampant illegal fishing by foreign trawlers off Somalia`s once pirate-infested coastline is threatening economic gains in the Horn of Africa nation and could push communities back to maritime crime, a report warned Tuesday.