Piracy threat may be greater than the numbers suggest
Piracy statistics can be confusing, with differing reports of approaches, boardings, attacks and kidnappings. The greater range of Nigerian pirates means difficult decisions for shipowners are made even more so
The International Maritime Bureau’s annual piracy report highlights the seriousness of the kidnapping threat off West Africa. Analysts say the picture is more complex than the numbers suggest
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