SHIPPING INDUSTRY TO REMOVE THE INDIAN OCEAN PIRACY HIGH RISK AREA

On 23 August, Hellenic Shipping News reported that, after more than a decade of effective threat-reducing counter-piracy operations the shipping industry has removed the ‘Indian Ocean High Risk Area’ (HRA), with effect from 1 January.  The removal of the HRA reflects a significantly improved piracy situation in the region, largely due to concerted counter-piracy efforts by many regional and international stakeholders.  No piracy attacks against merchant ships have occurred off Somalia since 2018.

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/shipping-industry-to-remove-the-indian-ocean-high-risk-area/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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