Russian marines storm hijacked oil tanker

Russian marines have stormed a tanker hijacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden, freeing its 23 man crew and cargo of oil reported to be worth up to $50 million, naval officials said Thursday.

11 alleged pirates arrive in U.S. for prosecution

Eleven suspected pirates have arrived in the United States to face criminal prosecution for alleged attacks on U.S. Navy ships near Somalia, a federal government source said Friday.

Eleven alleged pirates brought to United States for prosecution

Federal authorities are flying 11 suspected pirates from East Africa to Norfolk, Virginia, to be prosecuted for alleged attacks on U.S. Navy ships near Somalia, according to multiple federal law enforcement sources familiar with the operation.

Report: Piracy incidents down but outlaws’ reach spreads

Piracy incidents are dropping worldwide, but the hijackers are expanding their area of operation, the International Maritime Bureau said in a report issued on Wednesday.

Warships rescue Indian crew from pirates

U.S. and Omani warships have rescued most of the crew of a hijacked Indian ship in the northern Indian Ocean and captured 10 suspected pirates, but other marauders successfully seized a Turkish cargo ship, allied navies reported Wednesday.

Pirates seize South Korean tanker

A South Korean oil tanker has been hijacked by pirates, the European Union Naval Force Somalia said Monday.

French warship team destroys pirate boats

Twenty-eight suspected pirates were taken into custody Friday by the European Union Naval Force after a handful of failed attacks on fishing vessels in the Indian Ocean, the EU mission said.

Pirates hijack Saudi tanker

Pirates have hijacked a tanker that sailed under a Saudi flag, authorities said Wednesday.

Pirates release hijacked Greek vessel

A Greek owned vessel that was hijacked months ago was released Sunday, naval officials said.

NATO forces recapture vessel seized by pirates

NATO forces recaptured a ship Friday that had been taken over by armed Somali pirates, a spokesman for the European Union Naval Forces told CNN.