The captain of the container ship Maersk Alabama ignored explicit warnings to stay well off the coast of Somalia before his capture by pirates in 2009, according to 16 of its 19 crew members.
A Somali suspect in the hijacking of the U.S.-flagged Maersk Alabama last month has been indicted on 10 counts including piracy, hostage-taking and firearms charges, officials said Tuesday.
The suspect arrested in the hijacking of the Maersk Alabama arrives in a New York court.
A Somali suspect in the hijacking of the U.S.-flagged Maersk Alabama has been charged with piracy, a count that carries a minimum life sentence.
The pirate suspect arrested in the hijacking of the Maersk Alabama was all smiles on arriving in New York City late Monday, escorted by a phalanx of law enforcement officers.
The alleged pirate apprehended by the U.S. Navy after the hijacking of the Maersk Alabama is en route to New York, according to defense officials.
The USS Bainbridge, carrying the captain taken hostage by pirates, arrives in Kenya. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
Maersk Alabama crew members applaude the bravery of their captain and say they are proud of the U.S. Navy.
Crew members of the Maersk Alabama, safely back in the United States after being attacked by pirates last week off Somalia, recounted their ordeal Thursday.
The crew of the Maersk Alabama is returning to the United States, and its captain will soon follow, a company spokesman said Wednesday.
Barbara Starr reports on the tough tactics used by the U.S. Navy in pirate crises.