Piracy Fight Changing Shape as Somali Pirates extend Reach



IDGA Editor
07/22/2010

One of the main priorities for the military and those working within the maritime industry in Asia is combating piracy. Figures from the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) show that pirate attacks are in fact decreasing in the Gulf of Aden thanks to military surveillance operations, such as those undertaken by NATO. There were 17 incidents in the first quarter of 2010, in comparison to 41 which occurred during the same period in 2009. However, the IMB's report also revealed that Soma...
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