Piracy Still in treacherous waters

Khanna, Rahul
May 2015
MiddleEast Insurance Review;May2015, p48
Trade Publication
The article discusses aspects of maritime piracy and improvement in maritime safety. It states that num ber of pirate attacks on commercial shipping continued to decline overall around the globe dropping by 7% , according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). It mentions that there has been vast improvements in tackling piracy in Somalia and the Gulf of Guinea and reports that there is concern of piracy attacks Southeast Asian waters. INSET: The risks of fallen states.


Related Articles

  • Anti-piracy plans divide opinions.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;11/23/2012, Vol. 56 Issue 47, p7 

    The article presents a preview for an article featured in the issue which discusses how private security firms and increased naval activity have helped to decrease the number of attacks by Somali pirates off the coast of Yemen in 2012 and how effective the tactics can be long-term.

  • La piratería en las costas de Somalia: estado fallido y amenaza para el transporte marítimo internacional (2a parte). MARTÍNEZ, MORENO A. // Transporte Desarrollo y Medio Ambiente;sep-dic2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2/3, p59 

    No abstract available.

  • Strait Is Safer.  // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Sep2006, p2 

    The article reports on the decline of piracy attacks in Malacca Strait, but the International Maritime Bureau still advises crews to remain vigilant. Only three occurrences were reported in the first half of 2006 compared to eight for the same period last year. Of the total 127 attacks...

  • Turkish Frigate Sets Sail on Anti-Piracy Mission Off Somalia.  // Journal of Turkish Weekly;7/26/2010, p17 

    The article reports on a voyage which the Turkish frigate TCG Gokceada made from Turkey to the Gulf of Aden and the Arab Sea in July of 2010 in an effort to fight piracy off the coast of Somalia under the international anti-piracy mission, Combined Task Force 151.

  • Future Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific Region. RAMSAY, SUSHIL // SP's Naval Forces;Apr/May2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p8 

    The article discusses Annual Maritime Power Seminar held at Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in New Delhi, India from February 21-22, 2013. Topics discussed include geo-political environment in Indo-Pacific region, needed security measures in the region, national and...

  • Anti-piracy measures spark debate. SPONG, REBECCA // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;11/23/2012, Vol. 56 Issue 47, p26 

    The article examines the effectiveness and popularity of measures to prevent Somali pirate attacks in the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea in 2012. Topics include the International Chamber of Commerce's International Maritime Bureau's (ICC-IMB) report on incidences of Somali piracy in 2011-2012,...

  • A Complex Adaptive Systems Perspective on Maritime Piracy. Nadler, S. Scott; Kros, John F. // Society for Marketing Advances Proceedings;2011, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p98 

    This study utilizes complex adaptive systems theory as the theoretical foundation through which readers are introduced to the growing threat of maritime piracy. Data and examples obtained from government and media sources are used as the basis for the discussion of the causes of maritime piracy...

  • Somali Pirates Grow More Aggressive.  // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);11/30/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 47, p8 

    The article focuses on Somali piracy in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. It states that Somali pirates continue to intimidate shipping crews and hijack ships despite international naval operations off the Horn of Africa. Shipping companies follow practices to avoid pirate attacks in the...

  • IMB Reports Decline in Maritime Piracy for the Third Consecutive Year. Plachta, Michael // International Enforcement Law Reporter;Jul2014, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p261 

    The article presents the annual report of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) on maritime piracy for 2013. The document details that there were 264 cases of armed robbery and piracy against ships worldwide in 2013, as compared to 297 in 2012....


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics