The work of Oceans Beyond Piracy is profiled in this interview with Associate Director Jérôme Michelet, who talked about OBP's role in analyzing piracy, intensifying dialogue among stakeholders, and negotiating the release of hostages.
Oceans Beyond Piracy News
A group of hostages was released after 18 months of humanitarian work through several groups, including Broomfield's One Earth Future.
BROOMFIELD, Colorado—Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP), a program of One Earth Future (OEF), and a member of the Hostage Support Partnership, announces the release of the last 26 hostages held by Somali pirates from the large commercial vessels taken during the height of the piracy crisis. Read more.
OEF's Oceans Beyond Piracy program recently released a guide for States, Private Security Companies and Clients that provides explanations and examples for engagement as jurisdictions or situations for the employment of private security services change and evolve.
As part of Danish Maritime Days - a major event for the international maritime industry - Oceans Beyond Piracy co-sponsors "How Does Maritime Security Information Add Value to the Shipping Community?"
The BBC examines how pirates have adopted new methods for carrying out attacks and how counter-piracy operations are utilizing new technologies to stop them. OBP Director Jon Huggins weighs in on the conversation.
CNBC article looks at piracy's recent history in Somalia, West Africa and Southeast Asia, citing Oceans Beyond Piracy's economic cost findings from its State of Maritime Piracy 2015 report.
BROOMFIELD, Colorado—Oceans Beyond Piracy in cooperation with OEF Research, has released a new report which examines how the response to the Somali piracy crisis could make crossing the Mediterranean safer for refugees. Read more.
A new paper by Oceans Beyond Piracy and OEF Research examines how different sectors came together to make a coordinated system for countering Somali piracy. The fight against piracy gives us lessons for maritime security overall, and in particular, for addressing the crisis of maritime migration.
Based on a survey of more than 400 seafarers, a new report provides insight into how seafarers and their families are affected after exposure to piracy.