While the security threats from sea pirates have considerably reduced off the Coast of Somalia, the growing numbers of maritime piracy incidents along the Western African coast undoubtedly reveal that anti-security measures in the region are extremely scarce.
With the increase in piracy at the sea, especially around the coast of Somalia, several maritime organizations and defense agencies have started providing online updates on events related to maritime piracy that are taking place around the world. Mentioned herein are twenty eight resources on maritime piracy and Somali pirates.
Sea marshals or maritime security guards are a common sight on board ships plying in piracy affected areas. As the grip of maritime piracy increases at the sea, the demand and market of anti piracy measures have also increased. In this article, a maritime pilot explores the world of anti-piracy techniques.