The world’s most dangerous waters – piracy incidents and counter-measures

A team from the guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) approaches a suspected pirate vessel in Gulf of Aden. Image courtesy of U.S. Navy.



  • Somali pirates
  • Siberian Express bulk carrier
  • Suspected pirate vessel
  • Hellespont Progress
  • Red sea incident
  • Chittagong, Bangladesh