State of Piracy 2018 - Assessing the Human Cost

State of Piracy
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Publication of 2018’s State of Maritime Piracy report marks the ninth year that One Earth Future (OEF) has assessed the human cost of maritime piracy. Over the years, the report has evolved from being first a project of Oceans Beyond Piracy to currently being part of the Stable Seas program. Our focus has expanded from piracy off the coast of Somalia to piracy and robbery of vessels in the Gulf of Guinea, Southeast Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. What has remained constant is our goal to explain and quantify the magnitude of these crimes and the profound impact they have had on stakeholders and, most importantly, the victims.

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