The Greek cargo ship Navios Apollon has been taken by pirates 240 NM northwest of the Seychelles. Ten pirates in two speedboats attacked the vessel, which had been carrying 19 crew and a cargo of fertilizer from Florida to India. (SETimes.com)
This is a project preliminary to the publication of the Somali Piracy Yearbook 2009 on 1/21/09 which follows the Somali Piracy Yearbook 2008 available from Amazon.
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