Pirates Hijack Bermuda-Flagged Ship

24 March 2010 (Last Updated March 24th, 2010 18:30)

Somali Pirates have hijacked a cargo ship about 120 nautical miles off the coast of Oman. The 11t MV Talca, with a crew of 25, was heading from Sokhna in Egypt to Busheir in Iran. The pirates seized the cargo ship after it passed through an international transit corrid

Somali Pirates have hijacked a cargo ship about 120 nautical miles off the coast of Oman.

The 11t MV Talca, with a crew of 25, was heading from Sokhna in Egypt to Busheir in Iran.

The pirates seized the cargo ship after it passed through an international transit corridor, patrolled by warships and maritime patrol aircraft.