SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
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2017
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Tag: Somali piracy

Understanding motivations of Somali piracy

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Maritime piracy and Somalia have become seen as synonymous in East Africa’s geopolitical narrative, with several vessel hijacks in the Indian Ocean. Despite international navies' efforts for adoption of vessel protection measures, a solution to the problem is yet to be found. To prevent piracy, a more nuanced approach to understanding the behaviour might be key to a solution.

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Combined Maritime Force discusses piracy issues in Dubai

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Combined Maritime Force recently visited the Dubai-based UKMTO to discuss security issues with global maritime industry representatives, attending the Maritime Information Exchange Vessel Operators Meeting. MIEVOM is a valuable opportunity for merchant vessel owners to discuss ways to collaborate more closely with military naval officers to maintain safe seas and pirate-free waters off Somalia.

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New report addresses Somali security issues

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A new report by OEF, OBP and Secure Fisheries, highlights that it is not only piracy that affects maritime security in Somali land, but other complex issues as well, such as illegal fishing, coastal violence, and human trafficking. In particular, there are eight important factors which create an insecure maritime environment in Somali waters.

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