I wrote some while ago about my thoughts on how the RFA Wave Knight failed to prevent the capture of the Chandlers. It would seem that the pirates have lowered their sights and are now demanding a lesser ransom. Down from $7 million to $2 million. There are those now saying the ransom should be paid . Read it here.
No, No, No. That would just encourage anyone to think that hostage taking was a lucrative business.
I think that the majority of those writing in the comments agree with me on this one.
However it would never have happened in the first place if equipment in the vid below had been allowed to be used.