Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Pirate Attacks Grow in South America and Caribbean, Report Shows

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) – Pirate attacks around South American and Caribbean waters are growing, and violence is increasingly used during robberies committed on vessels at anchor,...

May 23, 2018
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Oceans Beyond Piracy: Maritime Piracy Doubled Off East Africa in 2017

The number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the annual State of Piracy report released today by One Earth...

May 22, 2018
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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Maritime News

Pirates in Gulf of Guinea Switch to Kidnapping Crew Amid Oil Price Slump

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) – Pirate gangs in West Africa are switching to kidnapping sailors and demanding ransom rather than stealing oil cargoes as low oil prices...

May 3, 2016
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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Somali Pirates Polled – International Naval Presence is Biggest Deterrent of Piracy

  An informal survey of convicted Somali pirates is shedding new light into their motivations, attitudes towards piracy, and what has been the biggest deterring factor contributing to the reduction of...

July 8, 2015
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Maritime News

Southeast Asia Piracy A Clear Threat to Seafarers – State of Maritime Piracy Report 2014

The maritime advocacy group Ocean's Beyond Piracy has released its fifth annual State of Maritime Piracy Report, analyzing the human and economic impacts of piracy during 2014 in the Western Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Guinea and, for the first time, in Southeast Asia.

June 9, 2015
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