U.S.-owned tugboat Buccaneer hijacked by Somali pirates

(NAIROBI) — A U.S-owned tugboat has been hijacked by Somali pirates, Reuters reported. The Buccaneer was towing two barges in the Gulf of Aden when the distress call was received. The tug has 16 crew, mostly Italian nationals.
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By Professional Mariner Staff