Strait Is Safer

September 2006
DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Sep2006, p2
Trade Publication
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 worldwide, most occurred in Indonesia and Bangladesh with 33 and 22 attacks respectively, though the situation has dropped in key hot spots like Somalia.


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