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Old 11-19-2008, 05:25 PM   #11
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They don't take the oil they hold ship and crew for ransom and strip ship of anything else they can carry away. The Somalian government has no interest in dealing with as I'm sure they get paid off. I read the towns nearby are boom towns because of all the loot and money they get, so yea I guess no one there is complaining.
The problem is that there is not really a Somalian govt.
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It just seems odd they don't protect the shipments a little better these days. Perhaps sailing in convoys for a while should be the norm.

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It just seems odd they don't protect the shipments a little better these days. Perhaps sailing in convoys for a while should be the norm.
Exactly they could also be escorted by a few boats with big guns. How hard can that be?
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