Piracy attacks continue to fall

Hui, Cheok Soh; Gibson, Jane
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/29/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 51, p10
Trade Publication
This article discusses findings of a research by the International Maritime Bureau, which revealed that attacks against chemical and off product tankers declined in 2006, amid increased patrols and greater awareness among ship owners and governments. This is the third straight year that global piracy attacks have fallen, although countries such as Bangladesh, Nigeria and Indonesia remain vulnerable.


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