Maersk Alabama (Photo from Atlantic Council)
Remember the Maersk Alabama? About seven months ago the vessel was seized by Somali pirates, and her skipper, Captain Richard Phillips was taken hostage. As bad as that was, the story ended well for everyone but the pirates.
Now that the monsoon season has ended, the bad guys are at it again. But this time their reception was different. Read the article and see the adjustments that have been made to beef up security. The article: “Maersk Alabama Crew Repels Suspected Pirate Attack”