Somali Piracy Risk Still High

The recent hijacking of a fuel tanker off Somalia’s coast shows the threat pirates still pose to one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, a risk that may also hamper the Horn of African country’s efforts to explore for offshore oil and gas, a United Nations official said.

“This is absolutely a return of piracy,” Alan Cole, head of the UN’s Global Maritime Crime Programme, said of the March 13 hijacking of the Aris 13 freighter in waters off Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region.

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Source: http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/

One response to “Somali Piracy Risk Still High”

  1. It’s so sad. If only the was a plausible solution.

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