Shipping faces ‘predictable uncertainty’ after tanker attack
There are too few ships patrolling too big an area for navies to make much difference. The Middle East Gulf is too important to avoid, and commercial ships lack anti-drone defences to protect themselves
A security analyst says ‘predictable uncertainty’ is on the cards for commercial shipping in the Middle East Gulf in the wake of the Mercer Street drone attack. There is little the industry can do to protect itself besides awareness of the threat
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