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Indian, Chinese navies rescue merchant ship in Gulf of Aden

The Indian and Chinese navies rescued a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden after the vessel was hijacked by pirates.

Pirates demand ransom for tanker seized off Somalia: EU Naval Force

Pirates off the coast of Somalia, who hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, are demanding a ransom for the release of the vessel, the EU Naval Force said.

Pirates hijack oil tanker with eight Lankan crew members abroad off Somalia's coast

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia, Somali officials and piracy experts said today, in the first hijacking of a large commercial vessel on the crucial global trade route since 2012.

Somali pirates free 26 hostages held captive for nearly five years

Twenty-six men held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years have been released, international mediators said on Saturday.

Pirates attack Turkish oil tanker, abduct six crew

A group of pirates attacked a Turkish oil tanker sailing near the Nigerian coast and abducted six members of the crew, including the captain.

Hijacked 'Maximus' ship: Sushma Swaraj tweets Indian sailors rescued from pirates

Hijacked 'Maximus' ship: Sushma Swaraj tweets Indian sailors rescued from pirates

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that ten Indian crew of a ship named 'Maximus', which was hijacked by pirates off the Ivory Coast, have been rescued with the help of the Nigerian navy.

Five Indians abducted by pirates in Nigeria are safe: Sushma Swaraj

Five Indians abducted by pirates in Nigeria are safe: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said all five Indian sailors have been abducted by pirates in Nigeria but are safe.

India's west coast no more in piracy High Risk Area, MEA welcomes the move

In a boost to India's maritime security interests, the country's west coast has been excluded from piracy High Risk Area (HRA) by a top body of the European Union, which will lead to an increased saving of Rs 23,000 crore for the country's shipping industry.

Microsoft to offer 'free Windows 10 upgrade' to all Windows users including pirates

Microsoft has reportedly announced that it will offer a free upgrade to Windows 10 to everyone, both hones customers and pirates, when the operating system is released this summer.