OBP note piracy rise

OBP report shows worrying increase in incidents.

Piracy incidents double off coast of East Africa in 2017: study

NAIROBI, May 22 (Xinhua) — The number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa in 2017 compared to 2016, an international maritime body said in its latest report released on Monday.

This indicates that Somali criminal networks are still capable of sophisticated attacks, according to the report by One Earth Future (OEF)’s Oceans Beyond Piracy program.

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Source: xinhuanet.com

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