It’s high time for ships to be once again armed with small and big weaponry on the high seas, pacifism just doesn’t seem to be much of a deterrence to those who live outside of the rule of law. KGS
Telegraph.co.uk: A luxury cruise ship carrying dozens of British passengers has been attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden, off the coast of Somalia, en route to Oman.
The Oceania Nautica was fired at during its 32-day voyage from Rome to Singapore.
The ship – carrying 690 passengers and 386 crew – was approached yesterday by two small skiffs which fired several shots. No one on board was hurt and Nautica’s captain Jurica Brajcic was able to take evasive action and outrun the two boats. “