- Germany: Somali gets 12 years for tanker hijacking Updated: Apr-17-14 9:43 am
- Capt. Phillips to attend Mass. Maritime graduation Updated: Mar-25-14 1:46 pm
BERLIN - A German court has sentenced a Somali man to 12 years in prison for helping lead a group of pirates who seized a German-operated oil tanker in 2010.
BOURNE, Massachusetts - Richard Phillips, whose real-life ordeal as a hostage of Somali pirates was the subject of the movie "Captain Phillips," has been selected to address graduates at Massachusetts Maritime Academy's commencement.