At this year’s CMA 2011 event in Stamford BIMCO President Robert Lorenz-Meyer told delegates that the shipping industry needed an icon to highlight the plight of the piracy problem.
In hunting for such an icon it was felt that there could be only one choice, that old Caribbean pirate himself Jack Sparrow, aka Johnny Depp.
It appears the industry has already made contact with the Hollywood star to spearhead its fight against the pirates in Somalia. No word on whether he will be joining the struggle to Save Our Seafarers.
See www.saveourseafarers.com for more information on how you can join Johhny….