Captain James lays Vivaan to rest

Indian merchant ship captain Sunil James, who was freed from Togo jail after being arrested for allegedly aiding pirates, performed last rites of his son on Sunday.

Captain Sunil James freed from Togo jail, on way back to India

Captain Sunil James of oil tanker MT Ocean Centurian, who was arrested in July on charges of aiding pirates off the coast of Togo, has been released.

PM assures help to family of Indian sailor jailed in Togo

The family members of merchant navy captain Sunil James, jailed in Togo, on Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his early release to conduct the last rites of his 11-month-old son who died recently.

`Hawala channels used to pay ransom to pirates’

A report said almost Rs 36 crore has been paid as ransom money to Somali pirates since 2006.

61 sea pirates brought to Mumbai, placed under arrest

Sixty one pirates, including 60
Somalian and an Ethiopian, caught by the Indian Navy in the
Arabian Sea, were on Wednesday brought here and placed under arrest,
police said.

Coast Guard, police bomb squad avert major mishap at sea

A major mishap was averted on Sunday following a joint operation of Indian Coast Guard and state police`s bomb disposal squad when a rocket propelled grenade thrown inside a cargo vessel by pirates was defused.

Sea pirates attack two tankers near Singapore, Malaysia

Sea pirates attempted to board 2 tankers in the busy shipping lanes off Malaysia and Singapore but managed to flee after the crew thwarted the attacks.

Ship with Indian crew attacked in the Gulf

A traditional wooden ship with Indian crew was targeted by sea pirates in the Persian Gulf waters.