MAST welcomes the news that the Seychelles will be assuming the Presidency of the UN Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia. (CGPCS)
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Gerry Northwood is COO of MAST, the leading maritime security company, and a former Royal Navy officer experienced in counter-piracy and counter-terrorism operations.
Much to the credit of the Seychelles Government during the early days of Somali piracy in 2008 and 2009, they were quick to realise that piracy in the Indian Ocean represented a significant threat to the physical and economic security of the Seychelles archipelago.