Sea Transportation: Pirates Get Good News And Bad News

May 8, 2013: Piracy has been making a comeback in the last decade, mainly because of a surge in attacks off the Somali coast. In the last few years a massive international response to the Somali piracy problem has all but shut down the pirate gangs operating there. Yet worldwide piracy activity is up, mainly because of resurgence in small scale piracy against fishing boats, offshore oil field support craft, and attacks on larger ships for the purpose of robbing or kidnapping some of the crew, not stealing the entire ship.

via Sea Transportation: Pirates Get Good News And Bad News.

 

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