Pirates holding a German cargo ship returned to port Saturday after failing to reach a lifeboat containing four pirates and their American hostage, a Somali journalist told CNN. Pirates have been searching the waters off Africa's coast to try to find the lifeboat holding Capt. Richard Phillips.
[I've got an idea...
1. Put out the word that some pirates are in trouble
2. Wait for other pirates to come find them
4. Repeat step 1.