MV Maersk Alabama is a container ship which was put into operation for the very first time in the year 1998 under the Danish registry. The ship is famous for the spate of piracy attacks experienced by her. Know more about its story inside the article.
Maritime piracy has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years. Piracy at sea is not confided in one single area, but is spread around the world. We bring to you 10 maritime piracy affected areas around the world.
Maritime piracy has been on the rise with the increasing attacks of Somali pirates along African coastline. As the threat to the lives of seafarers and property increases, everyone wonders if there is way to fight this menace. The world desperately awaits for some concrete anti-piracy solutions.
The Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) is a method to strength maritime security by using a system which sends alert messages to maritime rescue departments. Know how ship security alert system is beneficial to prevent maritime piracy inside the article
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.
Modern day maritime piracy is a world-wide phenomenon that poses a serious threat to international shipping. An economic approach to the control of maritime piracy is based on the general economic theory of law enforcement that views offenders (pirates) as rational decision makers who would respond to threatened punishments.