Here's a link to an article on the experiences of the South Korean captain of a ship hijacked by the Somali pirates, and used as a "mother ship" to capture other ships.
Suffice it to say, the piracy issue gets worse for seafarers by the hour, without much being done in the real sense of the word - especially for those sailing on FOC / Open Register ships.
So what should we do?
Watch this space.
As part of a SAILOR TODAY initiative, we will be launching an initiative, very soon.
SAVE OUR SEAFARERS. Really. SOS.