TITLE

Piracy Still in treacherous waters

AUTHOR(S)
Khanna, Rahul
PUB. DATE
May 2015
SOURCE
MiddleEast Insurance Review;May2015, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
102810813

 

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