Motorvessel

The Pirates are NOT in East Africa!

We have seen all the headlines on the news; Gulf of Aden, Pirates, Hijack and Ransom.  Most of the focus these days is being given to the Gulf of Aden, just south of the Suez Canal.  We have all heard about the very published story of Maersk Alabama and more recently the very gallant rescue of her Captain from the pirates.  I think if you speak to many of your friends they will no doubt point to the Gulf of Aden as the pirate capital of the world - NOT TRUE, at least based on statistics publish by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) between 2001 to 2007! (more…)

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