Pirate attacks against cruise ships have occurred and will continue to occur in the future. It’s a subject we have written about: Cruise Line Liability for Injuries to Passengers and Crew Members Caused by Pirate Attacks, Are Cruise Lines Taking Adequate Steps to Protect Passengers from Pirate Attacks?, and Somali Pirates – A
Somali Pirates – A Threat To Cruise Ships?
By Jim Walker on
Posted in Pirate Attacks
The Telegraph newspaper in the U.K. has a amazing article today by Richard Snailham about the Discovery cruise ship, operated by Discover the World cruise line, confronting a Somali speedboat as the ship sailed from Mombasa towards the Seychelles Islands.
The good news is that the pirates decided not to try and board the cruise ship. Mr. Snailham attributes this happy ending to "rolls of…