29 December 2009 17:02 [Source: ICIS news]
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LONDON (ICIS news)--A British chemical tanker hijacked in the Gulf of Aden was understood to be carrying a cargo of styrene monomer (SM) and ethylene dichloride (EDC), an industry source said on Tuesday.
The St James Park was captured on 28 December en route to ?xml:namespace>
Meanwhile a Singaporean-flagged container ship was released on the same day after a ransom was paid, according to reports.
The MV Kota Wajar was originally hijacked on 15 October but is now headed for
Twelve vessels are currently being held off the Somali coast, with approximately 270 crew members.
In 2009 there were 214 attacks and 47 hijackings off the Somali coast and in the Indian and
The lawless state of
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