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West Africa and Misinformation in Maritime Security

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When discussing crime statistics, it is rare that figures are published on a worldwide scale. It does not accurately reflect the reality on the ground of the risk of crime in particular areas, and generalises too much. In a similar vein, global figures on piracy do not reflect regional realities. The recent report from the ICC IMB reported the lowest…

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The case for maritime security training

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Maritime security covers more than anti-piracy measures, and crews should be prepared for all the risks that they may face. The last 12 months have seen an increase in reported maritime security incidents, including the return of Somalia- based piracy on merchant ships in the Indian Ocean, the consistently violent threat of piracy and terrorism in the Philippines and the…

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