Shippers mark third year without piracy attacks off Somalia coast

Wednesday November 11 2015

A photo taken on January 4, 2010 shows an armed Somali pirate keeping vigil on the coastline near Hobyo, northeastern Somalia, while a Greek cargo ship, MV Filitsa, is anchored just off the shore, held by pirates. A lull in piracy attacks off the coast of Somalia has stretched into a third year, PHOTO | AFP

A photo taken on January 4, 2010 shows an armed Somali pirate keeping vigil on the coastline near Hobyo, northeastern Somalia, while a Greek cargo ship, MV Filitsa, is anchored just off the shore, held by pirates. A lull in piracy attacks off the coast of Somalia has stretched into a third year, PHOTO | AFP 

By ANNIE NJANJA

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