Piracy continues to decrease while focus shifts to maritime kidnapping

The threat of piracy and armed robbery of ships around the globe has continued to decline in the first half of 2017 – but kidnapping of crews is on the rise.

A new report from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) says that the first six months of the year saw a total of 87 incidents reported to the organization’s International Maritime Bureau. That compares with 97 reported for the same period in 2016.

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