According to a report from Reuters, Somali pirates seized a British-owned ship operated by an Italian company on April 6, after taking three other ships over the weekend, a maritime official said.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to allow Tokyo to come to the aid of an ally under attack will pave the way for closer cooperation between U.S. and Japanese forces across Asia, a top U.
Oil imports from Iran at 220,000 bpd in year to March 31. U.S. pressured India not to raise annual Iran oil imports.
India halted oil imports from Iran for the
Somali officials say foreign ships plundering fish stocks; Somali piracy greatly reduced due to security measures.
A rise in illegal fishing off Somalia could spark a resurgence in piracy,