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InterManager is, after months of campaigning, delighted to hear the public vilification of piracy issued by the UK Government.
Alastair Evitt, President of InterManager, said that it was a quantum leap in public perception to hear the issue of piracy and merchant shipping addressed by the UK Prime Minister David Cameron so openly and frankly.
The move announced by Cameron to may bring other countries in line. As things stand there is much discrepancy between the stance of many flags on armed guards – and this makes it difficult for owners to navigate through the various conflicting requirements. The UK is taking a clear, unequivocal lead on this.