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22 November 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 15:56 GMT+1



July 8, 2019

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Still down the actions of piracy against the ships

In the first six months of the 2019 they have been 78 regarding 107 incidents in the first half last year

In the first semester of this year in the world 78 actions of piracy against the ships have happened, in the course of which a marine one is killed, with a decrease of the -27% regarding 107 incidents in the first half of 2018, reduction that has been concentrated in the first trimester of 2019 with 38 episodes of piracy (- 42% on first trimester 2018) regarding 40 in the quarter next (- 2% on according to trimester 2018).

The Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has evidenced that also in the first half of the 2019 region that has turned out to be most dangerous because of it attacks it of the pirates it is that of the seas around the West Africa where, on 75 marine ones taken hostage or seized in the first six months of this year all over the world, 62 marine ones is captured in the Gulf of Guinea to the wide one of the coasts of Nigeria, Guinea, Togo, Benin and Cameroun. The PRC has evidenced that however also in this region in according to trimester it is recorded "appreciate and marked decrease" of attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.

Other regions in which incidents have happened are those of Malaysia, Indonesia and the America center-meridional. In this last area they are put into effect attacks rapes, between which that on 2 May when armed pirates are gone up on a Saint yacht Ignacio de Tulipe (Panama hat) having shot and killing a member of the family on board and hurting of another.




Vincenzo Miele


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