Fear piracy more than terrorism

Rafiq, Adal
May 2008
ICIS Chemical Business;5/5/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 18, p26
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the threat posed to chemical tankers by maritime piracy. According to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), 52 attacks were reported worldwide on chemical and product tankers in the year 2007. The chemical tanker Dewi Madrim was hijacked by pirates in March 2003. Its owners say that the aim of the incident was to steal cash and equipment.


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