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.
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.