Somali Pirates Seize a Yacht, the Quest, with Four Americans on Board

U.S. officials confirm that a yacht with four Americans aboard has been seized by Somali pirates in the waters of the Indian Ocean. The advocacy group Ecoterra International says its monitoring of regional maritime activity off the coast of East Africa indicates four Americans aboard the yacht S/V Quest were seized by pirates 240 nautical miles off the coast of Oman. It is believed that Somali pirates currently have 29 ships in their possession and are holding 660 crewmembers hostage....Full Story
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