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lbdavis 12-02-2008 12:35 PM

More Piracy, but people, not oil.
 
storyPirates fire on US cruise ship in hijack attempt - Yahoo! News :hothead :hothead

There's no substitute for speed!! :laugher :laugher

bubb2 12-02-2008 12:52 PM

I think they (pirates) are finding out that trying to negotiate a ransom for oil tanker while the price per barrel is dropping is not the most lucrative thing. I guess they think people are a better hedge bet, unfortunately.

sailaway21 12-13-2008 11:35 PM

Not so lucky with the Indian Navy.
FOXNews.com - Indian Navy Arrests 23 Pirates Threatening Merchant Vessel - International News | News of the World | Middle East News | Europe News


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