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Somali piracy spreads fear to Pacific

By Phil Mercer

BBC News, Sydney



Funafuti Island in Tuvalu

Paradise lost... piracy a world away is ruining the lives of people in Tuvalu



The lawlessness of Somalia has spread fear and panic to one of the world's smallest and most isolated nations, tiny Tuvalu, that sits in the South Pacific Ocean near the International Date Line.



Eleven Tuvaluan seamen aboard the German cargo ship the Hansa Stavanger were abducted when Somali pirates stormed the vessel… Continue

Added by Mr. Atabi Ewekia Baoa on June 25, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Update on Hansa Stavanager

Published: 2 May 09 12:27 CET Online: http://www.thelocal .de/national/

20090502-

19019.html



The German government pulled back the elite combat force GSG 9 from

storming the

pirate-held ship Hansa Stavanger at the last minute, it was reported at

the weekend.



Politicians pulled back the force amid fears that an attempt to free the

ship would

end in a blood bath.



The container ship, captured by pirates off the Somali coast at… Continue

Added by Mr. Atabi Ewekia Baoa on May 29, 2009 at 10:35am — No Comments

Correction on name of Ship Captured by pirates

The name of the ship is the "Hansa Stavanger" and not "Hans Scavenger' as earlier published. Error made is regretted. Thanks

Added by Mr. Atabi Ewekia Baoa on April 8, 2009 at 8:53am — No Comments

Update: Captured Tuvaluan Seamaen

Over the news last night, the ship "MV Hans Scavenger" has been sighted by a German Warship. However, according to news, the pirates allowed the captains of both ships to communicate in German but the warship was warned to keep distance to prevent hostility from the pirates.

Hopefully, goodwill prevails and ask for your continuous prayer for the safety of these twelve Tuvaluan seamen.

Kam bati n ra'ba

Added by Mr. Atabi Ewekia Baoa on April 8, 2009 at 8:36am — 1 Comment

Kaimoan Tuvalu e Tauaki Aia Kaibuke Irouia "Pirates"

Te kaongora mai Tuvalu ibukin te kanganga ae reke irouia aia kaimoa n tauakin aia kaibuke irouia taan iowawa (pirates) i aoni kawaia mai Dubai nako Mumbasa i Kenya. Te rongorongo ae reke ma iroun aomatan te kambana ae te Tuvalu Maritime Services (TMS) ibukin kamakuraia kaimoa, e taekinna b'a tengaun-ma-uoman (12) kaimoa iaon te kaibuke anne bon kaimoa mai Tuvalu. E tauaki aia kaibuke i nanon te nama ae aranaki ba te "Gulf of Aden", te tabo aei e bon nangin ataki b'a maiti iai aekakin aomata… Continue

Added by Mr. Atabi Ewekia Baoa on April 7, 2009 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

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