U.S. ship captain outruns pirates in Gulf of Aden ‘anarchy’

(DAYTON, Ohio) — A containership captain with ties to Dayton calls the situation in the Gulf of Aden “complete anarchy,” the Dayton Daily News newspaper reported. Shaun Hughes, who now lived in California, is a captain on the Maersk Virginia. Last month he was able to outrun a pair of pirate boats, which then attacked another vessel.
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By Professional Mariner Staff