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.
Oceans Beyond Piracy News
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.
LONDON, UK––The Gulf of Guinea has become extremely dangerous to seafarers, as pirates increasingly employ “kidnap-for-ransom” tactics. The shift towards kidnapping and away from the once prevalent oil theft seems to be in response to increased naval patrols coupled with lower oil prices. Read more.
This is the sixth year OEF's Oceans Beyond Piracy program has assessed the human and economic costs of maritime piracy. This year, analysis of piracy in the Western Indian Ocean, Gulf of Guinea, and Southeast Asia regions are available as interactive online reports.