The vacuum of a lawless State and humanitarian crises created the opportunity for piracy to thrive
UNSCR 1816 Against piracy & armed robbery against ships, & delivery of aid to Somalia
 
Images source: eunavfor
UN & IMO initiative to raise awareness & prompt Governments to act
 
Shipping Industry efforts to safeguard seafarers. New SOS campaign for ‘People Power’ to gain support. Armed guards acknow...
High profile cases, and growing all the time! ‘ Chandlers ’ Source: www.csmonitor.com ‘ Maersk Alabama’ http://www1.pictur...
Evolving tactics and the use of motherships spreading across the region Images Source: EUNAVFOR
Economic, Social & Political instability. Piracy becomes a dream of success for young Somalis
Humanitarian crisis affecting 2.4 million people. Clan chiefs & Insurgency cause suspend of aid to Mogadishu
 
 
Lack of consequences, legal complexities & willingness to prosecute great factors. Prisons in the region called for by UN ...
Area of Operations; Vast expanse, extended as pirate reach grows
Abandoned through damage or kidnap by pirates ; environmental hazard or pirate-baited?
Transpose an accident, similar to MSC Chitra off Mumbai, to Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea... Or deliberate sabot...
Reiterate the response of Shipping Industry to gain support for Govt action.
Piracy affects us all; Requires more ‘treasure’ & greater exposure to risk... But on whose part?
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International Salvage Union - Piracy; Shifting Tides

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International Salvage Union - Piracy; Shifting Tides

  1. 3. The vacuum of a lawless State and humanitarian crises created the opportunity for piracy to thrive
  2. 4. UNSCR 1816 Against piracy & armed robbery against ships, & delivery of aid to Somalia
  3. 6. Images source: eunavfor
  4. 7. UN & IMO initiative to raise awareness & prompt Governments to act
  5. 9. Shipping Industry efforts to safeguard seafarers. New SOS campaign for ‘People Power’ to gain support. Armed guards acknowledged but the future?
  6. 10. High profile cases, and growing all the time! ‘ Chandlers ’ Source: www.csmonitor.com ‘ Maersk Alabama’ http://www1.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/Maersk+Alabama+Captain+Freed+rbbREER1iFgl.jpg ‘ Sirius Star’ Source: Wikipedia/.com ‘ Tanit’ http://strikehold.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/tanit-sf-2.jpg?w=600&h=398 ‘ Faina’ http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/dc/MV-Faina-Pirates.jpg ‘ Irene SL’ ‘ Beluga Nomination’ ‘ SV Quest’ ‘ Samho Jewelry’
  7. 11. Evolving tactics and the use of motherships spreading across the region Images Source: EUNAVFOR
  8. 12. Economic, Social & Political instability. Piracy becomes a dream of success for young Somalis
  9. 13. Humanitarian crisis affecting 2.4 million people. Clan chiefs & Insurgency cause suspend of aid to Mogadishu
  10. 16. Lack of consequences, legal complexities & willingness to prosecute great factors. Prisons in the region called for by UN Adviser
  11. 17. Area of Operations; Vast expanse, extended as pirate reach grows
  12. 18. Abandoned through damage or kidnap by pirates ; environmental hazard or pirate-baited?
  13. 19. Transpose an accident, similar to MSC Chitra off Mumbai, to Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea... Or deliberate sabotage or collision...
  14. 20. Reiterate the response of Shipping Industry to gain support for Govt action.
  15. 21. Piracy affects us all; Requires more ‘treasure’ & greater exposure to risk... But on whose part?

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