The hijacking of an Indian dhow in early April was one of five incidents off Somalia reported in the second quarter of 2017, the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) says in its latest report.
“Added to a further three reports of vessels coming under fire and a bulk carrier boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the incident reveals Somali pirates still retain the skills and capacity to attack merchant ships far from coastal waters.”
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Security and Risk Report 15/03/23
MAST’s security report issue 365 is available to read now. In the Gulf of Guinea, two incidents have been reported in the period observed. Nigeria’s