I have hard copy, but you can probably find it at nyt.com.
Leaving aside for the moment whether machine gun toting folks who run around in little boats are real "Pirates", the implications of this article are fascinating. The ship's "original" crew, upon release, described the conditions aboard an arms ship as it was being held for ransom.
Quoting from the article:
Coincidence or revelation?Water was scarce, and so was the spaghetti the pirates cooked.