Association for maritime security companies discusses piracy.
SAMI On Top Line Security Concerns
By Steven Jones
With progress being made against piracy off Somalia, it seems that other maritime security issues are becoming top line issues for shipowners. The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI), is a global focal point for maritime security matters, and is well placed to highlight the current maritime security concerns, those which are over the horizon and the initiatives which are being rolled out to counter the threats and mitigate the risks.
While there has been a degree of containment of Indian Ocean piracy, the issue is still a key one for the industry – and while there are other problems elsewhere, it remains that owners and operators should still be sure that they are protecting the seafarers, cargoes and vessels in the High Risk Area.
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