According to a July 15 report from VOANews.com, Somali pirates abandoned an Indian after using it to attack a Liberian flagged oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden. It was reported that the ship’s 14 crew members were unharmed.
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The members of the American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, elected a new slate of leaders
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