Rescued captain to reunite with crew tomorrow

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Maersk shipping company official said that the captain of the expedition which the elite of the United States rescued join his pirate crew in the Kenyan city of Mombasa on Wednesday.
The crew was upset that the diversion of Maersk Alabama Captain Richard Phillips welcomed as a hero who saved his offering himself as a hostage.
U. S. SEALs killed three pirates Sunday night in a bold attack that killed three pirates that Phillips had been held for five days in a rescue.  
Maersk official Gordan Van Hook, Phillips said they expect to arrive in Mombasa on Wednesday. He had no details on the meeting with members of the crew.
Meanwhile, Somali pirates were shaken by a diversion of crazy, shameless capturing four ships and taking more than 60 crew members hostage in the Gulf of Aden, the waterway in the center of the world fight against piracy .
The pirates have pledged to retaliate for five comrades killed by American and French forces during the recent rescue of hostages – and the top U.S. military officer said Tuesday that takes seriously these comments.
But Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on ABC “Good Morning America” that “we are well prepared to deal with something.”
Despite the statement Mullen trust Barack Obama and President of the warning of the new United States, two sailors pirates captured trophies Tuesday to coincide with the two boats, seized one or two days before.
The latest seizure of property of the Lebanese freighter MV Sea Horse, Greek-managed bulk carrier MV Irene EM and two Egyptian fishing boats. Maritime officials said Irene filipino process 21 to 23 crew members and Egypt reported 36 fishermen, most of the Egyptians, on the two boats.
It is not clear how many crew were aboard Sea Horse, but a boat of this size, you probably need at least a dozen.
Shona Lowe, spokesman for NATO said three or four pirates in speedboats seized the Sea Horse, on Tuesday – an attack that came just hours after Irene was seized in a raid the night rare.
The two Egyptians were kidnapped from fishing vessels in the Gulf off the coast of northern Somalia, but it was unclear whether the attacks were on Monday or Sunday.
The Gulf of Aden, which connects the Suez Canal and Red Sea to the Indian Ocean, is one of the world’s busiest and most vital shipping lanes, crossed by more than 20,000 vessels each year.
A flotilla of warships of almost a dozen countries, has patrolled the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, near the water for months. Have stopped numerous attacks on vessels this year, but the area is so large that they can not put an end to all deviations.
The pirates have attacked 78 ships this year, with abuse of 19 and 17 ships with over 300 crew remain in the hands of pirates, according to Noel Choong, head of the International Maritime Bureau Piracy Reporting Center Kuala Lumpur .
Each boat has the potential of a million dollars in ransom.
The Irene, flying the flag of the Caribbean island nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, sailing from the Middle East to South Asia, “said Choong.
U. S. Navy Lt. Nathan Christensen, spokesman for the Bahrain-based 5th Fleet, said Irene 23 Filipino crew, while Choong said there were 21 and in the Hellenic Navy officials said it took 22. is no immediate way to reconcile the figures.
Maritime Safety businessman, speaking on condition of anonymity because it is sensitive security issue, “said Irene so that a distress signal” that had approached the suspect vessel. This quickly became an attack and a bypass. ”
“They tried to appeal for aid on the emergency channel but never got any response,” says the entrepreneur.
Recent seizures of snipers are rescued after the U.S. Navy SEAL Richard Phillips ship captain on Sunday for the deaths of three young hackers who remains in captivity in a lifeboat adrift for five days. A fourth attacker after the presentation of a doctor for an injury he received while trying to take over Phillips ship Maersk Alabama.
Phillips was on Tuesday on board a naval vessel to an unknown destination, “said Christensen. He was taken aboard the Norfolk, Virginia-based USS Bainbridge and then flown to San Diego-based USS Boxer for a medical examination.
In Washington, Obama seems to shift the problem of piracy high on its agenda, pledging the United States are working with nations around the world to combat the problem.
“Let me be very clear that we are determined to halt the rise of piracy in this region and to achieve this goal, we will continue working with our partners to prevent future attacks,” Obama said on Monday.
The 19 crew members in Alabama have held their patron saint of free beer and a barbecue Monday at the Kenyan port of Mombasa, said Ken Quinn deck.
The second of the ships which call for the U.S. strong action against piracy.
“It is time to intervene and end this crisis,” said Shane Murphy. “This is a crisis. Awakening.”
The United States is considering new options to combat piracy, including the addition of the Marine combat helicopters along the Somali coast and launching a campaign to disable pirate “mother ship” according to military officials. They spoke on condition of anonymity because no decision has been taken yet.
The four hijackers who attacked the Alabama were between 17 and 19 years, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said.
“Novice teens with heavy weapons,” said Gates, students and professors at the War College Marine Corps. “Everyone in the room knows the consequences.”
U.S. Officials were discussing the possibility of starting the fourth attacker, who shortly before the handover of the sniper shootings in the United States, and eventually turn it into Kenya. Both anti-piracy and hostage-taking of life in prison under U.S. law.
The French navy has handed over Monday afternoon the bodies of two dead Somali pirates last week in an operation to rescue the hostages, and the bodies were buried in the semifinals of the northern Somali region of Puntland.


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