TITLE

'THE ENTIRE INDIAN OCEAN IS UP FOR GRABS'

AUTHOR(S)
Lundquist, Edward H.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2010, Vol. 136 Issue 7, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on piracy in the Indian Ocean by Somali pirates. It states that presence of navy has further worsen the problem as pirates responds to it with better equipment and bolder tactics. In 2008 they were 500-800 pirates in Somali which grew to 1500-2000 in 2009. Navies such as the European Union Task Force Atlanta are working together to save the ocean from pirates. Their efforts include using merchant ships and publishing the guide "Best Management Practices."
ACCESSION #
52382926

 

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