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    Pirates have boarded a Norwegian bulker and a Greek tanker off the coast of Togo and Benin, kidnapping crew members off both vessels.
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    Saw that on the news yesterday but it was a very small article, blink and miss it.

    Piracy will never be completely gone, there will always be those who will try to get away with it.
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...Somali_pirates

    A list of attacks , and it will keep going.
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    time we took the gloves off they would kill you do the same to them no prisoners I know its not the law of the sea we know about saving seamen but these want to threaten or kill steel everything you have would the Saudi countries let them go I don't think so ? jp

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    I dealt with a Pirate off Java . it is in my story, " THE SPICE iSLANDS."

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    Going through Suez a small boat came very close to the ships side.
    The occupants did not look very savory and the bosun had it in his head they were about to attempt to board.

    It is quite amazing how these local have no love of hot salt water being hosed on them, but then again they did not look like the type that bather too often.
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    my best mates son was a sergeant royal marines got a job as security out their he was that pi..ed of with the pirates he told me he didn't want to shoot them he wanted them on the deck with a knife. true jp

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