NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- With political unrest continuing across the Middle East and North Africa, a crucial entry point to the Suez Canal remains under siege as Somali pirates continue to land big game in the waters off the coast of Somalia.On Wednesday, a gang of pirates hijacked a supertanker carrying a reported $200 million worth of crude oil. Called the Irene SL, the tanker has a crew of 25 and is owned by a private Greek shipping concern, First Navigation Special Maritime Enterprises. It was on its way to the Gulf of Mexico.
Somali Pirates Hijack Supertanker
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